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Health ministers look at cross border prescriptions

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: (Published 09 December 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1524

Patients with prescriptions written by doctors in the European Union will be able to use them to obtain medicine in any member country under proposals to be studied by the European Commission. The decision to look into the feasibility of cross border prescriptions was among a series of resolutions by health ministers from the 15 member states at their meeting in Brussels last month. The commission's study will focus, in particular, on the …

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