Ep.11 Putting a price on health

Ep. 11 Putting a price on health


Billy Kenber set out to look into one story and ended up finding another. Hidden within open datasets was proof of a practice that was costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds a year.


Battling to put the pieces together in a quagmire of complex pricing structures and regulations understood by very few people, Billy blew the lid of a multi-million pound industry. And in the end one failed hypothesis led to an investigation that would change the law.


Read all about it:


https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/extortionate-prices-add-260m-to-nhs-drug-bill-8mwtttwdk

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/victory-against-rip-off-drug-firms-after-times-investigation-qm6hlmqts


Hosted and produced: Maeve McClenaghan


Music: Dice Muse and Podington Bear


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