HC Deb 27 July 1964 vol 699 c189W
Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the Minister of Health how many doctors have been formally warned in the last two years about over-prescribing drugs; and if he will publish the names of these doctors, and all the evidence of over-prescribing.

Mr. Barber

Nineteen during the two years ended 30th June last. During the same period my Regional Medical Officers paid some 1,600 informal visits to doctors on prescribing matters. The answer to the second part of the Question is "No",