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Government overprescribing review aims for GPs to challenge hospital decisions


'...empower GPs to challenge decision making by hospital colleagues.' Good GP's already do this. An increasing amount of secondary care prescribing is very poor from people with no generalism experience and I regularly ignore the 'advice' - telling my patients why. This is also partially why I dislike patients being copied in to letters by consultants. It takes far more time to undo the poorer recommendations. Future shared electronic prescribing will also be bad for this.

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13 Dec 2018

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