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Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL12444, tabled on 19 December 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether prescriptions collected using the pre-payment certificate are recorded in their statistics as prescriptions that are dispensed free of charge; and if so, what percentage of free prescriptions are collected using the pre-payment certificate.

Answered on

7 January 2019

The information is not available in the format requested. Information collected by the NHS Business Services Authority relates to prescription items dispensed in the community.