Change: Consultation on proposed changes to how some medicines are prescribed

The NHS wants to change the guidance it has for Clinical Commissioning Groups around prescribing medicine for minor illnesses.

They propose that, for 33 illnesses that can be easily treated at home, they should stop prescribing the medicine. Instead, the patient should buy these over the counter at the pharmacy or supermarket and look after themselves at home.

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