Freeze The Prescription Charge

NHS Prescription Charges - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

Living with a long-term health condition like lupus can significantly increase the everyday expenses we face. From heightened heating bills to powering assistive technology devices, the financial burden can be overwhelming. Currently, each prescription item costs £9.65, and there’s talk of increasing this charge. For those of us reliant on medication to manage our conditions,…

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Review The List – Prescription Charges Rise Today

NHS Prescription Charges - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

NHS prescription charges rise to £9.15 today with patients having to pay 15p more for their medicines. There is no charge for prescriptions in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Hibbs Lupus Trust is a member of the Prescription Charges Coalition, calling on the government to scrap unfair prescription charges for people living with lupus…

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Emergency Suspension of Prescription Charges

Scrap Prescription Charges - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

The Hibbs Lupus Trust along with fellow members of the Prescription Charges Coalition are calling for an emergency suspension of prescription charges with immediate effect for all people with long-term conditions in England, to aid the efforts of Public Health England in delaying the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The government’s coronavirus action plan encourages the…

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Prescription charges to go up from next month

UK Prescription Charges - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

NHS prescription charges will rise to £9.15 next month, the Government has announced. Patients will have to pay 15p more for their medicines from April 1. The prescription cost in England is currently £9 after it was increased from £8.80 last year. There is no charge for prescriptions in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Laura…

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