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‘Tax on the vulnerable’: Prescription charge to rise to £9.90 from May

RPS and CPE blast the Government's decision to implement the 25p increase.

04 Apr 2024 , 2 Min Article

Public health

Nearly all pharmacists have had patients decline medicines due to prescription charge

Renewed calls to axe prescription charge as survey highlights worrying findings.

05 Feb 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Patients going without prescriptions in inflation crisis, warns NPA

Renewed calls to scrap the prescription charge amid cost of living crisis.

11 Jul 2022 , 1 Min Article

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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.

17 Aug 2021 , 1 Min Article