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Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice
Part A - Clinical Governance Framework
Last revised: 16 Jan 2020
The information set out in this publication is current at the date of first publication and is intended for use as a guide of a general
nature only and may or may not be relevant to particular patients or circumstances.
The RACGP gratefully acknowledges the generous contribution of the following authors and reviewers of the RACGP’s Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice, Part A – Clinical governance framework.
Acronyms used throughout this guideline
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