Prescription Drugs: Costs

Department of Health written question – answered on 30th June 2015.

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Photo of Jim Shannon Jim Shannon Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Health), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Transport), Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Equality)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what discussions he has had with (a) university research and development departments and (b) pharmaceuticals companies on reducing the cost of NHS-prescribed medicines.

Photo of George Freeman George Freeman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Regular discussions take place with a full range of stakeholders concerning both the pricing of branded medicines and accelerating patient access to innovative medicines.

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