Ten reasons why DHBs need to act to control prescription pricing

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Ten reasons why DHBs need to act to control prescription pricing

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Chemist Warehouse St Lukes
Anna Mickell

With Chemist Warehouse bursting onto the scene late last year offering zero prescription fees, prescription pricing has again become a topic of conversation. After working as a pharmacy wholesaler for 10 years, and in health in general for 35 years, pharmacy sector observer Anna Mickell has a few ideas on what works and what doesn’t. She gives her opinion on why prescription prices need to be controlled by DHBs

Despite a few left-leaning tendencies, I support a market approach when it comes to matters of health. I think the Government and its age, Anna Mickell, Anna Mickell