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“2020health is an important and thoughtful contributor to the health debate”

Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, Chairman, Health Select Committee

 
 

BBC Radio Newcastle & BBC Radio Tees Prescription Charge Rises

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As prescription charges rise 20p today from £7.85 to £8.05, Julia Manning, Chief Executive at 2020health questions whether this is fair. Prescriptions in Scotland, Wales and Ireland currently remain free or rather tax payer funded. Julia suggests we should all pay a flat fee of £1 for our prescriptions.