Did you know? Prescribing readily available medication can cost 20 times the price of buying identical medication at your local pharmacy or supermarket. This costs the NHS millions every year, adding unnecessary strain to local GPs and the NHS.
Here, Dr Graham Syers from Northumberland CCG, discusses the pressures prescribing readily available medication can have on the NHS throughout England.
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