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GPs dramatically cut antibiotic prescribing

GPs dramatically cut antibiotic prescribing

Family doctors in England have drastically reduced antibiotic prescriptions, new data shows

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In the news: £820m bed-blocking; CQC costly "waste of time"; pharmacy petition

In the news: £820m bed-blocking; CQC costly "waste of time"; pharmacy petition

As part of the daily round up, Primary Care Today looks at the leading healthcare stories in today's news

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Greater access to OTC drugs could save health service

Greater access to OTC drugs could save health service

Increased access to non-prescription medicines could empower patients to self-care and reduce needless costs to the health service, according to a white paper

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In the news: BMA leaked conversations; anti-cancer jab; £4.4m NHS cash boost

In the news: BMA leaked conversations; anti-cancer jab; £4.4m NHS cash boost

As part of the daily round up, Primary Care Today looks at the leading healthcare stories in today's news

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  • Asthma: facts and figures

    Asthma: facts and figures

    So far this week we’ve discussed advanced screening and the future of asthma treatment. Join us today as we’ll be talking facts and figures

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  • One in 10 CCGs behind in AMR stewardship

    One in 10 CCGs behind in AMR stewardship

    One in 10 CCGs said they did not have an antimicrobial stewardship programme in place, according to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request carried out by the Patient’s Association (PA)