Paracetamol waste -  click on link to access poster.

Do you really need

paracetamol on


Last year County Durham GP practices spent

£1.78m supplying paracetamol on prescription

Did you know a box of 32 paracetamol tablets on
prescription costs the NHS approximately three times as
much as it does to buy the tablets from a pharmacy or
Please help us reduce waste
Do not share medication - it is prescribed only for you
Only order what you need on your repeat prescription

60 More community nurses or

254 More hip replacements or

119 More drug treatment courses for breast cancer or

1,780 More drug treatment courses for Alzheimer’s or

1,852 More cataract operations

The NHS in County Durham spent £1.78m last year on a product

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