MPs to investigate NHS 'top-up fees'

The Commons' health committee is to investigate the purchase of additional drugs by NHS patients or 'top-up fees'.

Alan Johnson Photograph: Peter Crane

The decision follows the publication of cancer czar Professor Mike Richards’ report for health secretary Alan Johnson.

Organisations and individuals are invited to submit written evidence. This should be in Word or rich text format – not PDFs – and sent by email to

The body of the email must include a contact name, telephone number and postal address. The email should also make clear if the submission is from an individual or on behalf of an organisation. The deadline is 11 December.

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