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Keith Vaz: 'People are misusing prescription drugs'

Home Affairs Select Committee Chair Keith Vaz has said that some patients "are shopping around between GPs" so they can feed an addiction to prescription drugs.

His committee has reported that about 1.5 million people could be addicted to prescription drugs, and suggested that GP surgeries should start collecting anonymous data.

  • 20 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK