Medicines are not just another supermarket product, so keep retail price maintenance.

@article{Ferguson1996MedicinesAN,
  title={Medicines are not just another supermarket product, so keep retail price maintenance.},
  author={John F. Ferguson},
  journal={Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)},
  year={1996},
  volume={10 42},
  pages={10}
}
  • John F. Ferguson
  • Published 1996 in
    Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great…
I understand that the chief executive of the supermarket group Asda, Archie Norman, has written to district and practice nurses urging them to support his campaign for abolition of resale price maintenance (PPM) on medicines. I trust that nurses will decide to take no such action, or perhaps will indicate their support for its continuation. RPM on medicines exist because the courts decided in 1970 that it was in the public interest. As Mr Norman says, much has changed since 1970; the changes… CONTINUE READING