GPs get a good report card

Last financial year saw an overall drop in the prescribing of high-dose statins and anti-dementia drugs, and an increase in antipsychotic knowledge among GPs, which is a move in the right direction, according to new report.

The NPS MedicineWise Annual Evaluation Report released this week showed there was a 7% relative decrease in the prescribing of high dose statins and ezetimibe and an increase in lower-strength statins. This was an improvement in appropriate prescribing, the NPS