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Woman who was sent home by doctors with antibiotics is 'diagnosed with ovarian CANCER’

Woman who went to hospital with agonising abdominal pain and was sent home by doctors with antibiotics is diagnosed with ovarian CANCER at different hospital just hours later Joy Vivien Lee was rushed to A&E at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on January 14  Discharged after a doctor said he did not have the equipment to examine her … Read More »

Prescribing unnecessary antibiotics is the path of least resistance

During my urgent care shifts, I see 20 to 30 people with viral upper respiratory infections. They are all feeling miserable, and they just want to feel better. They want an impressive-sounding diagnosis to justify their suffering to themselves, their spouses, and their bosses. They want a prescription medication which will immediately cure their illness,… Read More »