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Prescriptions: Fees and Charges

Volume 495: debated on Monday 29 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will take steps to bring forward the timetable for publication of the report of Sir Ian Gilmore's review of prescription charges. (282164)

Professor Gilmore is due to report on his review of prescription charges to departmental Ministers in the autumn. The review was due to report to departmental Ministers in the summer. However, following discussions between Ministers and Professor Gilmore, he will undertake further work in order to ensure that proposals can be implemented smoothly and efficiently.