April 09, 2013
NHS Nene and NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups have launched a new medicines waste campaign in Northamptonshire in a drive to help local healthcare services save millions of pounds.
April 24, 2012
Medicines Use Reviews (MURs) are a "wasteful subsidy to pharmacists" that cost the National Health Service £67 million in 2011 alone, a report by the TaxPayers' Alliance has concluded.
November 23, 2010
Pharmacy minister Earl Howe has voiced his support for the instillation of a ‘new medicines service’ within community pharmacy, to improve treatment adherence and outcomes and cut down on medicines waste.
October 05, 2010
A new study warns of the potential for fraud present in two NHS incentive programmes - the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) for general practitioners (GPs) and pharmacists’ Medicines-Use Reviews (MURs).
September 21, 2010
More than £1 billion could be saved by the National Health Service through better use of pharmacists in improving outcomes in public health and long-term conditions, a new research paper has found.
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