Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

(asked on 28th April 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department of Health and Social Care:

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the case for suspending charging for prescriptions in England to assist pharmacies and patients by removing the need to collect and pay such charges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lord Bethell
This question was answered on 2nd June 2020

Prescription charge is a valuable source of income for the National Health Service. We have no plans to suspend them.

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