Table 6

Modelled savings per month in England if dispensing practices prescribed drugs with the same prices as non-dispensing practices

Drug classSavings per monthSavings per yearTotal annual National Health Service England spend on this class% possible savings
Statins£276 248.37£3 314 980.44£140 314 4322.36
Proton pump inhibitor£33 448.80£401 385.60£107 035 4560.38
Angiotensin receptor blocker£299 194.82£3 590 337.84£56 320 1686.37
ACE inhibitor£19 982.77£239 793.24£66 674 2480.36
Total£628 874.76£7 546 497.12£370 344 3042.04