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Department of Health written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Conservative, Christchurch

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the Government's policy is on voluntary co-payments in the NHS.

Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne The Minister of State, Department of Health

Co-funding and most forms of co-payment, other than those limited forms permitted by Regulations, such as prescription charges, are contrary to National Health Service policy.

More information on co-payments can be found at the following address:

https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/cp-12.pdf

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