§ 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