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Action demanded on drug prices

Siptu has called for "immediate action" from the government to curtail the massive prices being paid by the Health Service Executive (HSE) for generic drugs.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
24th March, 2013

Siptu has called for "immediate action" from the government to curtail the massive prices being paid by the Health Service Executive (HSE) for generic drugs. In some cases, the prices are 24 times higher than those paid for the same products in other countries.

Siptu health division organiser Paul Bell said the government needed to take action "to end the scandal of the huge sums being paid for generic drugs, compared to what is being paid...

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