§ Mr. Wardell
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many pharmacists in England and Wales have been penalised by the family practitioners committee for errors in drug preparations in each year since 1978.
§ Mr. John Patten
The number of cases where pharmacists, under contract with family practitioner committees, have been penalised by withholdings from remuneration for errors in drug preparations, in England and Wales, are as follows:
Number 1978 10 1979 3 1980 6 1981 16 1982 20