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RCGP urges GP practices to 'prescribe' 5k runs to patients


A clever way of passing medico-legal responsibility to the GP for couch potatoes who might just drop dead on a 5k run. Expect lots of forms for you to sign from anyone joining a running club. “But they won’t let me join if you don’t sign my form”. By all means take up running, it’s probably good for you, but please don’t ask for my “permission”. Besides, if you’re fit enough to run 5K do you really need to see a GP??

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23 Jun 2018

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