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Decent vision should not be an 'optional extra' and government help is needed, warn eye care professionals - check if you qualify for support

Millions of people across the UK are struggling to afford eye care due to the cost of living crisis, industry experts have said. They're now urging the Government to increase the amount people can get to cover the cost of glasses and contact lenses.

28 November 2022

Tesco no longer cheapest for sanitary pads after it DOUBLES price - here's where to find the cheapest now

The price of the cheapest sanitary pads has almost doubled since this time last year.

15 March 2022

Exclusive: One million people overpaid for prescriptions because they didn't get an NHS 'season ticket' – how to cut your medical costs

More than one million people in England missed out on savings of £40 on average between April 2020 and April 2021 by failing to use a prescription 'season ticket', can reveal.

21 February 2022

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