Medical Treatments: Prescription Drugs

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 15th April 2019.

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Photo of Kevin Barron Kevin Barron Labour, Rother Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the guidance published by NHS England, Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs, what estimate his Department has made of the number of patients that have been refused prescriptions for over-the-counter medicines by their GP since the publication of that guidance.

Photo of Seema Kennedy Seema Kennedy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Department has made no assessment of the number of patients refused prescriptions for over the counter medicines.

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