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Aug 2018

NHS could save £200 million a year if less expensive drugs were prescribed for arthritis and cancer

NHS Improvement is urging doctors to stop prescribing expensive branded medicine in a bid to save hundreds of million each year, and to opt for generic drugs, or ‘biosimilars’, which are just as effective but far cheaper. The watchdog believes that amongst the biggest saving could be made if doctors stopped prescribing the breast cancer…

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