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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

Campaigners call for investigation into Bounts fitness app following membership changes

A campaign has been launched calling for an investigation into fitness app Bounts

10 November 2016

Stop GPs charging people in debt crisis up to £150 for mental health paperwork!

Money and Mental Health wants doctors to stop charging people with mental health problems to fill in debt help forms

11 October 2016

'Mum was living with someone with dementia so she got £3,000 council tax back.' Can you reclaim?

10,000s of people who've lived with someone with a 'severe mental impairment' may be able to reclaim council tax

27 September 2016

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