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Make all repeat prescriptions free

Submitted by Tanya Barad on Tuesday 31st August 2021

Published on Tuesday 7th September 2021

Current status: Open

Open until: Monday 7th March 2022

Current Signatures: 31
(count is updated approximately hourly)

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Endometriosis ~ Government ~ The Government

Petition Action

Make all repeat prescriptions free

Petition Details

The Government should make anyone with repeat prescriptions eligible for free prescriptions so people only pay for one-off prescriptions. This means anyone with conditions that require ongoing medication (asthma, IBS, cancer, migraines, endometriosis, skin conditions) are all treated the same.

Additional Information

There are multiple petitions for free prescriptions for people with certain diseases. But ANYONE who needs a repeat prescription regularly have prescription charges and many can't afford these. It is unfair that a handful of diseases have free prescriptions, meaning people with certain conditions don't have to pay but someone with an unlisted debilitating life-long condition has to pay for their prescriptions.

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