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The department of health
  1. G. Cornah


    Brand name prescribing accounts for most of the cost of drugs to the National Health Service. Substantial savings would result from generic prescribing of certain commonly used drugs including phenylbutazone, imipramine, tetracycline and paracetamol.

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