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PDA shares resources for patients that want to lobby their MP about prescription charges

The PDA is part of the Prescription Charges Coalition and knows that members often face patients who are unable to afford prescriptions despite having long-term conditions. Therefore, the PDA would like to share these resources so that members can let patients know about them.

Fri 7th July 2023 The PDA

The resources include an example letter for members of the public to send to their MPs and a lobby pack, with helpful information and advice.

The Prescription Charges Coalition created the resources after conducting research, which found that vital medicine to keep people with long-term conditions well is unaffordable for many patients in England. This has resulted in people cutting their medicine in half to make it last longer or completely going without it, leading to them relying on NHS services more or even missing work due to feeling so unwell.

These resources are available to download for patients who are struggling to afford their prescriptions and any others who want to support the campaign to provide free prescriptions.

To access the example letter, click here.

download the lobby pack here

thumbnail of Prescription charges lobby pack – July 2023

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