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Scottish GPs could save £26m by changes in prescribing

BMJ 1999; 319 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7214.873b (Published 02 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:873
  1. Bryan Christie
  1. Edinburgh

    An inquiry into prescribing patterns among family doctors in Scotland has concluded that £26m ($42m) could be saved every year through greater efforts to ensure that the most appropriate drugs are given to patients.

    A report from the Accounts Commission for Scotland acknowledges that the quality and cost effectiveness of …

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