Drugs company charges NHS more than £1,000 for a bottle of mouthwash

A drug company is ‘ripping off’ the NHS by charging more than £1,000 for a bottle of mouthwash among a number of other outrageous price hikes, ministers were today told.

The costs of drugs are being increased ‘hundreds of times’ before they are sold to the National Health Service, according to SNP health spokeswoman Philippa Whitford.

She told ministers: ‘NHS England is being ripped off to the tune of £230,000,000 a year as the price of some off-patent drugs and...
source: Metro

2018-10-23 18:26
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