The prescription charge and Hinchcliffe Committee

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 introduction of the prescription charge and the recommendations made by the Hinchcliffe Committee.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)40–42
    Issue number21
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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    • NHS
    • drug costs
    • government policy
    • Hinchcliffe Committee
    • prescription charge

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