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GP ‘recommendation prescriptions’ could save NHS ‘millions’, say pharma leads

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But GP and LMC representative for West Kent Dr Zishan Syed said: ‘GPs are being approached to obtain free prescriptions by a significant proportion of individuals as they would otherwise have to pay for them’. Agree...Why buy otc when totally free on prescription Or if the patient has a prepayment certificate... If the patient has to pay the prescription cost .. then the otc meds may be much cheaper anyway A computerised symbol for OTC meds 1. May empower those who have to pay for scripts just to buy 2. May help doctors prescribe less OTC.. some items are unfamiliar

Posted date

14 Apr 2018

Posted time

12:58pm

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