HC Deb 08 February 1985 vol 72 c731W
Dr. Mawhinney

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will set out the criteria which determine when a general practitioner's prescribing habits are subject to scrutiny and review.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

The prescribing costs of all National Health Service general medical practitioners are examined annually on the basis of information provided by the Prescription Pricing Authority.