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Blood pressure 'often misdiagnosed'

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Medical experts says new guidelines are needed in England and Wales to stop the significant level of misdiagnosis that occurs when people get their blood pressure checked by a doctor.

Professor Bryan Williams, chair of the guideline development group for Nice, explains why the changes could "save £10m" and be much more effective for patients.


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