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Overdiagnosis: how ministers and the NHS are fuelling a rising epidemic


The more this is debated the better. It can be a lonely battle otherwise. The problem we have in GP is that we are told it is simultaneously our fault, and within our gift to solve. Reports like these that point to the various pressures are useful. It often feels like a losing battle though. Really this needs to be tested in court - 'trying to avoid over-diagnosis' needs to be a valid defence in court.

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27 Feb 2019

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