A prescription for improvement and the dispensing practice scheme

Darrin Baines

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    In our series on the history of prescribing policy, Professor Darrin Baines traces how successive governments have attempted to curb drug costs. Here, he describes the impact of A Prescription for Improvement and the renegotiation of arrangements for dispensing doctors.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)30–31
    Issue number22
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    • prescribing policy
    • drug costs
    • Prescribing Analysis and CosT (PACT)
    • NHS
    • prescriptions pricing authority
    • primary care
    • drug budgets


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