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​Council's drastic public health cuts will leave GPs 'unable to cope'

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Simple answer - don't do it. I am not trained in providing treatment for alcohol dependency - I will give brief intervention but nothing more. STI I will treat but no contact tracing, and those who really want to quit smoking will have to buy NRT instead of fags. If they want champix I will prescribe the course but will not provide any other intervention. Not likely to be cost effective but we have to be realistic about what GPs can do with limited resources.

Posted date

07 Feb 2019

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12:31pm

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