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GPs told to cut antibiotics usage


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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