Hope you are all well
My little girl (she's 6) had a little bit of a wobble the other day so phoned our surgery for prednisolone. Usually they just leave us a prescription but spoke to a gp who wouldn't prescribe it without seeing her. Fair enough I thought so took her down.
He agreed that she needed it and prescribed it without issue however I had to sit through a long lecture about how he feels her current meds are too high. He said that he believes she is being overprescribed and that he would like me to return her nebuliser to the hospital and stop nebulising ventolin and steroids as he feels there is no need for home nebs.
I kinda argued the point saying if there was no need then the consultant wouldn't have recommended it and authorised the surgery to prescribe her meds and reinforced that we are rarely seen within the gp surgery as we are either seen by the cons or use the open access we have to the childrens ward at hosp.
He said he was going to contact the cons and request her meds be lowered. She's on
Citirizine and ventolin inhaler and finished a 4 week dose of prednisolone last month to try an get a better contol of it.
I feel that I'm caught up in the same position I was a couple of years ago. I don't want to fall out with the gp but I trust the cons implicitly.
Anyone else have similar issues between gps and cons.