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BBC COVERAGE: PDA Regional Committee member discusses NHS prescriptions

In April 2023, PDA Regional Committee member, Jyoti Saini appeared on an episode of the BBC’s show ‘Dr Xand's Con or Cure’. The episode explores prescription fraud and the cost to the NHS.

Sat 3rd June 2023 The PDA

During the episode, Jyoti is seen discussing with a patient stopping a repeat prescription they no longer need. This will save the NHS money. Jyoti then proceeds to explain that the NHS is under pressure and how patients can help by not getting unnecessary repeat prescriptions which add pointless charges to the NHS.


Watch the full episode here. Please note that as of 1 June 2023, this episode will be available for 10 more months.

This clip shows just a small glimpse into the vital work that PDA members and all pharmacists do for the NHS. It also shows how patients can be supported by pharmacists to work towards an NHS with less pressure placed upon it.

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