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Dr Graham Duce
Health Matters - Antibiotic stewardship

Dr Graham Duce, GP at Park Green Surgery, Macclesfield, and NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Clinical Lead for antibiotic stewardship

Last week I arranged an antibiotic stewardship event for GPs in Eastern Cheshire, which many of my colleagues attended.

16 July 2015
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Eastern Cheshire doctor throws weight behind Antibiotic Guardian campaign

AN infection control specialist is urging Eastern Cheshire residents to become Antibiotic Guardians.

16 July 2015
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Urgent action pledged on over-medication of people with learning disabilities

NHS England has promised rapid and sustained action to tackle the over-prescribing of psychotropic drugs to people with learning disabilities after three separate reports highlighted the need for change.

15 July 2015
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Don't be rushed, don't be hushed

Mass-marketing scams are reckoned to cost the UK a staggering £5bn a year.

 

07 July 2015
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National spotlight on Eastern Cheshire healthcare

Visitors to Eastern Cheshire libraries this summer will be able to cast their eyes over a prestigious national book with local appeal.

06 July 2015
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Sleep apnoea sufferers in Eastern Cheshire encouraged to try Macclesfield Hospital’s Sleep Service

SUFFERERS of fragmented sleep in Eastern Cheshire are being encouraged to make use of Macclesfield District General Hospital’s sleep service.

01 July 2015