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GPs told to cut antibiotics usage

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Doctors in England and Wales are being told not to hand out antibiotics for common coughs and colds to help save the NHS millions of pounds a year. Professor Paul Little, who helped to draw up advice on prescribing antibiotics, and Liberal Democrat MP Evan Harris discuss the new guidelines.

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