Prescription charges - give us your views and experiences
We believe that all people with Parkinson's and other long-term conditions should be exempt from prescription charges wherever they live in the UK.
24 August 2012
Parkinson's drugs are extremely
important in helping people with Parkinson's manage their symptoms and continue
to lead independent lives.
We want to know how the prescription charges and exemptions
system is working for people with Parkinson's in England.
Please take a few minutes to share your views and experiences
with the Prescription
This will help to inform our work to influence Government
policy. It should take no more than 10 minutes to complete.
Unfair prescription charges
Prescription charges were abolished in Wales in 2007, in Northern Ireland in 2010 and in Scotland in 2011. But not in England.
Paying for your prescriptions can be very expensive. We're
worried that some people may not be taking all the medication they
need because they can't afford it.
We believe that all people with Parkinson's and other long-term
conditions should be exempt from prescription charges wherever they
live in the UK.
We are part of the Prescription Charges Coalition - an alliance
of over 20 charities and other organisations campaigning to abolish
unfair prescription charges for people with long term medical