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Prescriptions

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

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

Chancellor pledges measures to help boost switching

George Osborne has pledged to save families up to £470 a year by boosting competition and cutting red tape

30 November 2015

11 ways to beat new tax year changes: Act now and you can gain £1,000s

Massive changes are afoot both for the new tax year and many parts of the public sector change their prices then too

25 March 2015

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

Prescription costs in England to rise in April

NHS prescription prices in England will rise from 1 April, while dental costs will also increase, the Government says

11 March 2014

NHS prescription charges in England to rise

The cost of an NHS prescription in England will rise 25p to £7.65 from 1 April, MPs were told today

23 February 2012

NHS prescription charges to be scrapped in Scotland

NHS prescription charges will be abolished in Scotland next month but they will rise in England

4 March 2011

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