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Prescriptions in Wales rise by half over decade

The number of prescriptions dispensed by GPs in Wales has grown by more than 50% in 10 years.

More prescriptions are given per person in Wales, which scrapped charges in 2007, than any other country in the UK.

However the total cost of prescribed medicines has fallen to its lowest level in nine years.

Daniel Davies reports.

Prescriptions up 50% in a decade

  • 15 Aug 2013
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