Prescription costs soar over last decade

a spoonful of pills

The number of prescriptions dispensed to patients in the community has increased by almost 70 per cent during the last decade, data published by the NHS Information Centre reveals.

You need to be signed in to read more


Subscribe for unlimited access

With a HSJ subscription you’ll unlock:

  • All of and our HSJ mobile app
  • News and insight on all areas of public funded healthcare
  • Expert commentary, insight and analysis from industry leaders
  • 9 weekly ‘Expert Briefing’ insight emails covering a variety of specialist topics

Sign into your account here