Pharmacists as dispensers and formation of the PPA

Darrin Baines

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    In our series on the history of prescribing policy, Dr Darrin Baines traces how successive governments have attempted to curb drug costs. Here, he explains how pharmacists became dispensers and how the Joint Pricing Committee was replaced by the PPA.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)33–34
    Issue number1-2
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    • pharmacists
    • NHS
    • Prescription Pricing Authority (PPA)
    • drug costs
    • government policy

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