HC Deb 19 July 1990 vol 176 c686W
Mr. Gregory

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the value of national health service drugs administered in Scotland(a) in total and (b) in hospitals in the latest year for which figures are available; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Michael Forsyth

In the year ending 31 March 1990, the cost of drugs in Scotland was:

£ million
Hospitals 43.96
Community Pharmacists and dispensing doctors 215.42
Total 259.38