Lung disease case finding in pharmacies could save £264 million

11 noviembre 2014

Using community pharmacies to identify undiagnosed cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at an early stage could save £264 million a year, English researchers report. The new research shows the value of pharmacies in addressing diseases at an early stage. It reveals that case-finding would provide ‘significant NHS and societal benefits’ and save the NHS more money than the service costs to deliver.