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Workers who self-isolate due to coronavirus to get three more days of statutory sick pay

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that workers who are told to self-isolate to prevent the spread of coronavirus will soon qualify for statutory sick pay from the first day they take off, not the fourth

4 March 2020

NHS prescription charge to rise to £9.15

The NHS prescription charge in England is set to increase by 15p to £9.15 from April

4 March 2020

New EHICs now issued without EU symbol – but you CAN still use them until at least the end of the year

European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) issued in the UK will no longer feature the European symbol. But don't worry, they will still be accepted in participating countries until at least the end of 2020

10 February 2020

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

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