Diabetes prescriptions now costing A ...

Diabetes prescriptions now costing A 1bn a year

NHS Digital said the "total net ingredient" cost of prescriptions for diabetes was 1,012.4 million in 2017/18, up from 983.7 million a year earlier. Almost one in 20 prescriptions written by GPs are for diabetes treatments, with 53.4 million items prescribed for diabetes last year.

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