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It's finally time to say yes to Health Checks

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These health checks shouldn't be undertaken in the GP practice but in the local pharmacy with oversight of the health checks service by the local GP practice. Health checks can be offered to everyone in a local postcode with them visiting the local pharmacy. Those individuals that need further investigation due to health check findings being abnormal would be referred onward to the local GP practice. This saves time and money and focuses the GP's attention on only those individuals with abnormal results. Makes perfect sense to me as the pharmacy is under utilized and such health checks for preventative screenings will not encumber the already over burdened GP practice!!!

Posted date

15 Apr 2014

Posted time

6:39pm

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