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New data tool will allow GPs to compare antibiotic prescribing against national rates


Further to my previous comments above .. Chris South, 'The Times'.. today... "Pressure on GPs to cut down on antibiotics may be leading to fatal infections in older people, a study suggests. Those over 65 who did not immediately receive antibiotics for a common illness were up to eight times as likely to develop sepsis and up to twice as likely to die, researchers found."

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28 Feb 2019

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