Concern over complex prescription charge rules
Concern over complex prescription charge rules
by Seamus Ward
14 May 2019

Rules governing entitlement to free prescriptions are too complicated, leading to genuine mistakes and confusion, according to the National Audit Office.

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Government losing grip on health screening, MPs warn
Government losing grip on health screening, MPs warn
by Seamus Ward
10 May 2019

National bodies are not doing enough to ensure everyone eligible for health screening has taken part in the programme, according to the Common Public Accounts Committee.

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Doctors warn of hidden crisis
Doctors warn of hidden crisis
by Seamus Ward
01 May 2019

The British Medical Association has called for thousands of extra NHS beds and funding levels that match other leading Western nations as it outlined a ‘hidden crisis’ in the service this winter.

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