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Should prescriptions for eczema treatments be cut by the NHS?


Are you aware the NHS might stop prescribing certain treatments for eczema and other chronic conditions? We are interested to understand what you think about the proposed changes and the impact this could have on you, as either a patient … Continue reading




AAA support for coeliacs Action Against Allergy is giving its support to the campaign being co-ordinated by Coeliac UK to persuade the NHS to seek an alternative to their proposed withdrawal of prescriptions for the gluten free foods needed by … Continue reading


NHS Charges From April 2014


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NHS prescription charge in England will increase by 20 pence from £7.85 to £8.05 for each quantity of a drug or appliance from 1 April 2014. It is also intended that the single charge will increase by 20 pence to … Continue reading


Millions of patients to benefit from easier access to medication and fewer trips to hospitals


New legislation comes into force today which will mean that physiotherapists and podiatrists in the UK will be the first to be able to independently prescribe medication to their patients, Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb has announced. The move … Continue reading


£260 million invested in patient safety plans


Responding to the Francis report, which called on the NHS to make better use of technology to improve safe, effective care, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has today announced a new £260 million fund for hospitals. Last year at least 11 … Continue reading


Pharmacists can make changes to prescriptions


The Human Medicine Regulations 2012 came into force on 14 August 2012. The regulations have introduced some policy changes, amongst which is the following: ‘the Regulations consolidate provisions enabling a pharmacist, if in the exercise of their professional skill and … Continue reading


Free Prescription Plans On Hold


According to a BBC Health report today, plans to give free prescriptions to people in England with long-term conditions have been put on hold due to financial pressures on the NHS.For more information on free prescriptions plans on hold follow … Continue reading