The Hospital Authority is to get an extra HK$400 million of annual funding to expand the prescription list of its pharmacies. Photo: Shutterstock
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Editorial by SCMP Editorial

We can afford to err on side of compassion

  • An extra HK$400 million of annual funding to expand the Hospital Authority’s prescription list will see about 50,000 patients benefiting from cheaper drugs
  • While some of the new drugs are very expensive, the public purse can surely bear the cost

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The Hospital Authority is to get an extra HK$400 million of annual funding to expand the prescription list of its pharmacies. Photo: Shutterstock
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