10% drug price cut urged7th January 2008
The government wants to cut the prices the health service pays for prescription medication by 10%, reports the Financial Times.
It wants to make a deal with the pharmaceutical industry by mid-2008. Alan Johnson told the Financial Times that "he planned to generate substantial savings in the drugs budget during talks to be completed by June" as part of the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme.
Share this page
There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!
Post your comment
Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.
Title: 10% drug price cut urged
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5241
Date Added: 7th Jan 2008