Probe as online pharmacies 'freely prescribing antibiotics'

Probe as online pharmacies 'freely prescribing antibiotics'
 

The General Medical Council (GMC) launched the probe based on evidence collected by BBC Radio 5 live, and said that "the overprescribing of antibiotics risks the health of us all".
The investigation looked at 17 UK-based pharmacies selling antibiotics online and found that, while most appeared to operate wi thin National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) guidelines, one case issued three prescriptions in the space of 24 hours to a B BC reporter.
It comes as the NHS urges health professionals to avoid overprescribing antibiotic drugs in a bid to stem growing... read more

 
2 October 2016 in Regional West, Views: 37
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