Prescription Pricing Authority


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Prescription Pricing Authority

A body within the NHS (England) which processed prescription items for pharmacists and GPs and produced information for NHS organisations and stakeholders about prescribing volumes, trends and costs. It has been renamed NHS Prescription Services and is the largest body within the NHS Business Services Authority.
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"We hope that his former colleagues from Morley Coachworks or the Prescription Pricing Authority who remember Brian will come forward with the information we need to get him and his wife the answers they deserve.
She worked in the office for the Prescription Pricing Authority and helped out with the running of the canteen, sometimes being given responsibility for banking takings.
She worked in the office for the Prescription Pricing Authority and would help out with the running of the canteen and would sometimes be given responsibility for banking takings.
The silver award went to Paul Robinson, aged 27, who works with the Prescription Pricing Authority in Newcastle.
Figures from the Prescription Pricing Authority reveal that five of the top six areas in the country for spending on anti-depressants are in the North-East, including Newcastle, Gateshead and North Tyneside.
Gemma, who works part time for the prescription pricing authority, said there was a tradition in her family with names.
Lance Cpl Gordon Hewitt, 42, an NHS Prescription Pricing Authority employee, said he was nervous about being deployed.
The PPD, formerly the Prescription Pricing Authority, has offices in Newcastle and Durham, employing around 600 people in the region.
The Prescription Pricing Division, formerly known as the Prescription Pricing Authority, calculates and makes payments for drugs or equipment handed out through the NHS.
Staff at the Prescription Pricing Authority in Newcastle and Durham face having their jobs "outsourced" to an overseas multi-national.
Under a new NHS Business Services Authority the Dental Practice Board, NHS Logistics, the Prescription Pricing Authority and the NHS Pensions Agency would all be subject to privatisation.
A silver award for outstanding workplace leadership has been presented to an employee with the Prescription Pricing Authority in Newcastle at the prestigious Lord Oxfuird's Awards for Excellence 2003 held in the House of Lords.

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