NHS gets £8m payout over drug firm's anti-competitive practices

Competition and Markets Authority found Aspen struck deals with rival firms to push up cost of life-saving drug

The NHS has been given an £8m payout from a pharmaceutical firm after an investigation found that it engaged in anti-competitive practices that pushed up the cost of a life-saving drug for the health service.

It is the first time that the Competition and Markets Authority has securedsuch a payment to the NHS as part of one of its investigations.

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Source: The Guardian
NHS gets £8m payout over drug firm's anti-competitive practices