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200 pharmacists recruited to tackle overprescribing in care homes


I have never seen a discharge summary giving the reason for admission as 'overprescribing'. They are usually discharged back to the care home on more medications! Some patients may experience unavoidable adverse effects from appropriate intensification of therapy, but that does not mean it was over prescribed. Unwell patients do need treating, that's what doctors do.

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21 May 2019

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