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    The Independent Pharmacy – Advice, Medicine and toiletries

    The start of 2017 has been a particularly bleak chapter in the story of our beloved NHS. We have heard the Red Cross describe the  amount of patients, overcrowding in hospitals and waiting times described as a ‘Humanitarian Crisis’, with figures showing that 2016 saw two and a half million more patients treated in A&E than were treated six years ago. Clearly, we have to think more clearly and carefully about how and when we use or A&E departments. However, long waits to see our own GPs can often lead to the decision to visit a hospital or a drop-in centre, creating long waits in these departments. But we also…