Daily Mail

£500m… the shameful cost of pills patients should never have been given: As damning new research shows the NHS wastes a fortune on medication every year, a devastating investigation into a scandal wrecking so many lives

“… new research … reveals the terrible cost of the drug-dependency crisis not only on the individual, but also on NHS finances. Damning figures show that in England alone, nearly £570 million-worth of the drugs are given annually to patients…
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a coherent system

Why popping a pill for every emotional problem is madness: Antidepressants and antipsychotics are now doled out in their millions… but an expert argues they can make your condition WORSE

Psychotherapist James Davies has written an article for the Daily Mail. It begins: “Medicine has progressed at an astonishing rate over the past 40 years. If, in the late 1970s, a child had contracted leukaemia, their chances of survival would have…
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collaborative practice

‘Safe’ Z-drug sleeping tablets given to MILLIONS each year are as addictive as Valium – and they can cause crushing anxiety, flu-like effects and suicidal thoughts

Reporting for the Daily Mail, Miranda Levy writes : “Zopiclone is the so-called ‘safer’ sleeping pill dished out by doctors to millions of Britons each year.  When it was launched in the 1990s, it was touted as a user-friendly alternative to…
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