Prescription charges set to rise in April

22nd February 2019

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that prescription charges will rise as of April this year The government is raising NHS prescription charges as of 1 April 2019. In the 2015 spending [read more]

Shetland GPs to begin giving ‘nature prescriptions’

8th October 2018

According to Runner’s World, Scottish GPs are to begin prescribing gentle outdoor activities to patients suffering long-term illnesses We previously reported that GPs were preparing to start promoting nationally-organised sport – specifically parkrun – as [read more]

Prescribing toiletries costs NHS £3.4m

1st August 2018

CREDIT: This story was originally seen on The Times Free prescriptions of over-the-counter toiletries and medicines cost the NHS £3.4m last year, according to The Times The NHS has come under scrutiny this week as [read more]

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