To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will list the (a) items and (b) procedures in the NHS for which charges are made. 
Treatment provided by the national health service is free at the point of delivery except in cases where specific legislation has been passed allowing a charge to be made. The current items and services for which a charge can be made are:
- dental services;
- the supply of optical appliances by the hospital eye service;
- treatment of private patients;
- treatment of overseas visitors;
- appliances such as wigs and fabric supports.