Reply to post: Re: The sector that paid the highest average margin in 2016 was the NHS

How much for that Belkin cable? Margin of 1,992%?

katrinab Silver badge

Re: The sector that paid the highest average margin in 2016 was the NHS

If you look at the prices of drugs on the British National Formulary, and compare them to what is typically charged in the US, then it is way cheaper for the NHS usually.

Where the NHS overpays is for over the counter drugs, such as paracetamol. I can get a pack of 16 in Asda for 19p, whereas the NHS would pay a lot more proportionately for larger packs.

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