IN the pile of prescriptions from the local practice you notice that there is a prescription for antibiotics for one of the GPs. It has been signed by another doctor in the practice who you know isn’t her regular GP — her regular GP is at another practice in a different village.
On a scale of 1 to 5 (where 1 is not concerned at all and 5 is very concerned) how concerned are you about this?
How would you deal with this situation?
Dispense the item 59.6%
Speak to the prescribing doctor 16.2%
Speak to the patient 11.1%
Speak to both prescriber and patient 13.1%