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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

U-turn on training tax refunds for NHS psychologists

HMRC has halted tax payouts to clinical psychologists after deciding they aren't covered by special reclaim rules

6 March 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

10,000s of NHS staff facing tax reclaim chaos

More than 16,000 NHS workers who overpaid tax and national insurance while training have applied for a refund

4 November 2016

Prescription and dental charges to rise in April

NHS prescription and dental charges will increase in England from 1 April, the Department of Health has today announced

12 March 2015

Did you pay for care in Wales after 2003? You could claim a refund

If you lived in Wales between April 2003 and August 2013, and paid for care, you could claim £10,000s - if you're quick

25 July 2014