Fears over free scrips

Free prescriptions in Wales will encourage dependency on GPs, increase GP workload, be expensive and lead to health tourism. That was the verdict of Welsh LMCs representatives who voted overwhelmingly that free prescriptions should be reconsidered by the Welsh Assembly, which is planning to scrap charges by 2007.

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