HC Deb 27 February 1958 vol 583 c80W
Mr. Benn

asked the Minister of Health what is the net annual cost of drugs prescribed under the National Health Service after the yield from the prescription charges has been deducted.

Mr. Walker-Smith

In 1956–57, the net cost of the pharmaceutical services in England and Wales, after deducting patients' payments, was £52.633 million.

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