Respiratory 'rescue pack' claim false, say Moray GPs
A FALSE social media post is in circulation over "rescue packs" for people with respiratory conditions.
Moray doctors have been moved to put out a public message to highlight that people with conditions such as asthma or COPD should continue to manage these as they usually do – and that no such packs were being prescribed amid the coronavirus crisis.
In a joint message shared by Health and Social Care Moray, a number of Moray GP practices said: "We have been made aware that there is an inaccurate post circulating with regards to receiving 'rescue packs' – steroids and antibiotics – from the GP for people with respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD.
"This information is false.
"If you have one of these pre-existing conditions then you should continue to manage your condition as normal."
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