Labour and Conservative prescribing policy, 1964–79

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 recommendations made by the Sainsbury Committee.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)30-31
    Issue number23-24
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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    • NHS
    • drug costs
    • Sainsbury Committee report
    • prescription charge
    • rational prescribing

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