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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

NHS prescription charge to rise to £9

The NHS prescription charge in England is set to increase by 20p to £9 – but hundreds of thousands of patients could save by getting a 'prescription season ticket'

21 February 2019

New NHS tool lets you check if you can get free prescriptions

It takes around three minutes to use and could save you £100+/yr

11 September 2018

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

Three million let their EHIC expire last year - check yours now

Almost three million people let their European Health Insurance Card run out in 2017

13 March 2018

NHS prescription charge to rise to £8.80

The prescription charge in England is to increase by 20p to £8.80 – but many could save with a prepayment certificate

26 February 2018

Revealed: 800,000 could have saved with a prescription 'season ticket' last year

Hundreds of thousands of patients in England are paying more than they need to for NHS prescriptions

9 January 2018

NHS trusts halt training tax refunds - and one tries to take BACK £20k already paid

A number of NHS hospital trusts have stopped issuing refunds to staff reclaiming overpaid tax and national insurance

9 November 2017

Copycat website charging for free EHIC cards is blasted by ASA

A company which charges to 'process' free EHIC cards has been rapped for wrongly implying it was the official NHS site

19 July 2017

1,000s owed after tax rebate claims firm stops trading

PF&S visited hospitals and care homes to drum up business

25 April 2017

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