Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th December 2018.
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To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, when he plans to introduce the digitised system enabling pharmacies instantly to verify a person's entitlement to free prescriptions.
Real Time Exemption Checking technology, enabling pharmacies to verify a person’s entitlement to free National Health Service prescriptions, is due to be piloted in early 2019. An evaluation of this pilot will then inform next steps.
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