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Letter to the editor
Editor, – At a recent meeting of the Hervey Bay Chapter of the Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice it was unanimously agreed to send a letter of support for Australian Prescriber.
Australian Prescriber appears to be the only publication that gives a balanced view of drugs and their use.
In general practice we all rely heavily on its independent views as a lot of our information comes directly from drug company representatives, which is by its nature extremely biased and incomplete.
Long may you continue to publish.
Hervey Bay Chapter Co-ordinator
Southern Queensland Rural Division of General Practice
Hervey Bay, Qld.