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Fraud squad gets to work on prescriptions

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7033.730 (Published 23 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:730
  1. John Warden

    A new “prescription fraud squad” to crack down on cheating patients and pharmacists, who cost the British taxpayer pounds sterling30m a year, is to start work next month, health minister Gerald Malone announced last week. The 40-strong fraud unit …

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