Doctors urged to stop over-treating patients
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Doctors urged to avoid over-treating patients

What should you expect when a doctor prescribes your treatment? Should you question it? Ask about alternatives?

Scotland's chief medical officer is urging medics to spend more time "listening" to patients as part of an attempt to avoid over-treating them.

BBC Scotland's health correspondent Lisa Summers reports.

  • 27 Feb 2017