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Free sanitary products extended to primary schools

Sanitary products will be available for free in primary schools in England, the Government announced today

16 April 2019

Cost of NHS dental care to rise next month

Charges for NHS dental services in England are set to rise by 5% on 1 April, the Government has announced - so if you've been meaning to go to the dentist, see if you can go before then to avoid paying extra

13 March 2019

Free sanitary products to be available in schools

Sanitary products will be made available for free in secondary schools and colleges in England, the Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced

13 March 2019

Revealed: 10,000s overpay for hay fever meds via prescriptions

Tens of thousands of hay fever sufferers are overpaying for tablets - in some cases by more than £6 each time

8 May 2018

Scotland aims to defeat 'period poverty' with free sanitary products trial

A scheme to give free sanitary products to women on low incomes has been launched in Scotland

13 July 2017

Government considers providing poorest schoolgirls with free sanitary products

The Government is to consider whether to supply the UK's poorest schoolgirls with free sanitary products

21 March 2017

Cost of NHS prescriptions and dental care to rise next month

The charge for an NHS prescription and NHS dental care in England will rise from 1 April, the Government has announced

17 March 2017

Stop the charge VICTORY: PM to end 'unfair' GP charges for mental health debt forms

The Government is to review the practice of NHS doctors charging people with mental health problems for debt help forms

9 January 2017

England's NHS hospitals earn record £120m in car park charges – but you can beat unfair fines

Trusts are making £100,000s a year by fining patients, visitors and staff deemed to have broken car park rules

28 December 2016

Revealed: GPs charging domestic violence survivors £100+ to sign legal aid forms

People who've suffered domestic violence can be charged more than £100 by their GP for supporting legal aid applications

25 November 2016

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