Doctors' Prescriptions

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Service – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th July 1949.

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Photo of Mr Aneurin Bevan Mr Aneurin Bevan , Ebbw Vale 12:00 am, 7th July 1949

A doctor whose prescriptions suggest extravagance may have his prescribing investigated by a local professional committee. Before this he would be given the opportunity of explaining his reasons to, and being advised by, one of my Department's medical officers.