NHS To Curb Prescriptions

In a bid to cut costs on the number of unnecessary prescriptions issued each year, the NHS will be phasing out the issue of ‘low priority’ prescriptions for items such as silk undergarments and some other kinds of medication and items. Curbing prescriptions could save the NHS up to £68 million a year, freeing up

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The NHS – The Numbers You Should Know

How much do you know about the NHS? With the service turning 70 this year, a lot has been done to celebrate the service and to remind the public of what it is and what it can do. Whether you benefit from doctors, dental or other healthcare services, you can learn a lot about your

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Introduction Of Prescription Checks

Free prescriptions are one of the many benefits of the NHS, and thousands of patients receive free prescriptions each year. However, the NHS has been dealing with an increasing number of cases of ‘prescription fraud’, meaning patients will now have to face regular prescription checks in order to keep receiving their medication at no charge. But how

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The NHS At 70 – The Statistics

The NHS is 70! Over the past month, people all over the country have been celebrating its legacy and achievements by sharing their stories on how the National Health Service has played an important part of their lives over the past seven decades. Alongside people’s stories, some fascinating facts about our national health service have emerged, which

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NHS App – A Guide

A brand new NHS app will change the way patients access health services, making it quicker and easier to get the health services you need. The new app is the perfect way to celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday and it will be available to download on both Apple and Android phones from December. About the

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