Prescriptions

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 1965.

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Photo of Sir John Hall Sir John Hall , Wycombe 12:00 am, 22nd November 1965

Would not the right hon. Gentleman agree that this very considerable increase represents an unnecessary wastage of the nation's resources and, furthermore, a considerable additional burden on our general practitioners, who are called upon to write out these prescriptions? Does not be agree that this is one of the factors which are causing dissatisfaction with the National Health Service?