August 18, 2022

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Lady, 42, ‘cuts tablets in half’ as battle with prescription costs spirals – 'caught!'

She added: “I work however wages aren’t rising in step with the price of dwelling. I’ve heard others are doing the identical.

“There’s a lot inequality and it is not proper folks with Parkinson’s, transplant recipients and people with coronary heart issues need to pay for them while folks with diabetes don’t.”

Ms Oakley has referred to as for a “system overhaul” to deal with the issues she, and others, are dealing with with prescription costs.

Analysis from the Coalition in 2017 confirmed a 3rd of respondents in England with long-term situations had not collected a prescription merchandise as a result of funds, with near a 3rd saying they skipped treatment.

The prescription cost has been frozen this yr, nevertheless, Laura Cockram, Head of Coverage and Campaigns at Parkinson’s UK and Chair of the Prescription Cost Coalition, mentioned costs have risen by 26 % since 2010.

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