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A radical way to encourage self-care - fines for inappropriate attendance


Agree, encouraging self-care and embedding health literacy into education have massive potential for reducing unnecessary workload for GP and A&E teams and reduce avoidable NHS costs. I also think there's more we can do in GP surgeries to promote better self-care - and some practices have created imaginative and innovative campaigns. Useful resources are available on the Self Care Forum website ( Anyone who wants to share ideas and good practice please let the Self Care Forum know today (

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20 Jan 2017

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