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If we want to cut the cost of medicines, we have to look at the pharmacists

There is a level of profitability other retail sectors can only dream of

21st February, 2016
In order to cut the cost of medicines we have to look at the pharmacists Pic: RollingNews.ie

Irish people are paying more per capita for medicines than any other country in the EU, and this needs to change.

While much of the focus on the cost of medicines has centred on the amount paid to manufacturers, there has been less scrutiny of the fees paid to pharmacists.

I have a particular interest in this area, because I am a pharmacist.

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