UK interventions to control medicines wastage: a critical review.

@article{White2010UKIT,
  title={UK interventions to control medicines wastage: a critical review.},
  author={Katherine G. White},
  journal={The International journal of pharmacy practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          131-40
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective is to evaluate the scope of medicines wastage in the UK, assigning a value to the costs at both a national and individual patient level to assess the cost-effectiveness of the pharmacy interventions that have been introduced to curb wastage. METHODS Publicly available information was assessed in a desk-based systematic review using online search engines and publication databases. Data on community prescribing trends and costs in England from 1997 to 2008 from the… CONTINUE READING

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