Earth to GPs: Your prescribing creates carbon emissions that must be reduced

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Earth to GPs: Your prescribing creates carbon emissions that must be reduced

Virginia
McMillan
one patient's unused meds
One elderly patient’s haul of unused drugs

We put the focus on climate change and what it means for communities, health and the health sector in our five-part series this week. Part three: the GP 

Frail elderly often like to legitimise their doctor’s visit by getting a prescription, and fail to tell the GP when they stop taking a medication&nbsp