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Paracetamol pack limit 'cuts deaths' in England and Wales

Deaths in England and Wales due to overdoses of paracetamol have reduced dramatically since legislation to make pack sizes smaller, according to research published in the British Medical Journal.

Researchers from Oxford University say around 70 lives a year are being saved, but warn the figures should not lead to complacency.

Paul Gimson, director for Wales at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, spoke to Bethan Rhys Roberts on BBC Radio Wales.

  • 08 Feb 2013
  • From the section Wales