HC Deb 22 June 1961 vol 642 c169W
Mr. K. Robinson

asked the Minister of Health how many prescriptions were dispensed under the National Health Service during each of the months February, March and April, 1961; and what was the average cost per item in each case.

Mr. Powell

The information is as follows.

England and Wales
Number of Items Average cost per item
February, 1961 22.2 million 7s. 5½d.
March, 1961 17.5 million (provisional) Not yet available
April, 1961 15.2 million (provisional) Not yet available

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