GPs call for end to “local rationing” of prescribingBMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5265 (Published 13 November 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5265
- Gareth Iacobucci
- The BMJ
Local healthcare commissioners should not be able to impose restrictions on general practitioners’ prescribing, GP leaders have demanded.
A motion passed at the conference of England’s local medical committees, which represent GPs, called on the Department of Health for England to undertake a national review of prescribing regulations and entitlements and for clinical commissioning groups to “remove pressure on GPs to reduce or limit clinically appropriate prescribing.”
The move came after numerous …