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Prescribed medications

Ruth Williams Freelance health writer

According to NHS England, the NHS spends around £570 million a year on prescriptions for medicines that can be purchased over the counter (OTC). It has therefore launched a joint consultation with NHS Clinical Commissioners on commissioning guidance for conditions for which OTC items should not be prescribed routinely in primary care.

Nursing Management. 24, 10, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/nm.24.10.13.s13

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