Latest prescribing news
A drug company has been overcharging the NHS by more than £100m over the past 10 years for the thyroid drug liothyronine, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has found.
Patients on a new government welfare scheme are having to pay for their prescriptions, as NHS forms do not allow patients to specify that they are on Universal Credit.
GP practices may be able to provide patients with direct access to a physiotherapist, rather than with a GP, from next year says an NHS England director.
GPs could be banned from prescribing 'low value' medicines and other items that are cheaply available over the counter in pharmacies and supermarkets.