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Innovative trial to tackle unnecessary antibiotic prescribing

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A trial involving over 1,500 GP practices in England has found that writing to GPs about their antibiotic prescribing habits has resulted in 73,000 fewer prescriptions (a 3.3% reduction) over 6 months. This has saved over £92,000 in prescription costs …