Boots fiddling its profits by carrying out unnecessary medicine reviews

Boots has been accused of boosting its profits by telling its staff to carry out unnecessary medicine reviews – which are paid for by the NHS. The UK’s biggest pharmacy chain has ordered some staff to carry out medicine-use reviews (MURs) for people who do not need them – including its own staff – a Guardian investigation… [Continue Reading]

Thousands of U.K. doctors putting patients on ‘death lists’ and denying them treatment

The face of government-run socialized medicine just keeps getting uglier in Britain, where as many as 3,000 doctors are set to place many thousands more patients on so-called “death registers” where they are ultimately denied treatment – all to save a buck. Or in this case, a pound. Being placed on the registers means those… [Continue Reading]