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Prescription Charges

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Charity attacks plans to raise free prescription age to 66

The Government plans to increase the age for prescription exemptions to 66 years.

EPB chair slams government plan to lift free prescription age to 66

The English Pharmacy Board chair Thorrun Govind has warned the move will lead to greater health inequalities

Prescription charge rises by 20p in England

NHS prescription charges will rise to £9.35 per prescription item from April 1, an increase of 20p on the current charge. 

Script signing requirements waived due to Covid infection risk

As of November 1, the Government has temporarily suspended the requirement for patients to sign the back of NHS prescription forms.

Covid-19: Pharmacies get steep bill for incomplete script forms

Community pharmacies in England have been hit with a higher than usual bill for incomplete prescription forms ‘switched’ from exempt to chargeable.

Hancock urged to remove script charges ‘to save lives’

The health sectretary has been urged to scrap prescription charges temporarily to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission.

Scrap the prescription charge during pandemic, Government urged

Pharmacy bodies are urging the Government to scrap all prescription charges in England for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Labour announces pledge to scrap prescription fees

Labour's plans would bring England in line with Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.



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