Scrip charges survive in Scotland

The Scottish Parliament has rejected a motion to abolish prescription charges. However, ministers in the executive have promised to reform the system and introduce more exemptions for chronic conditions, students and those on low incomes. Deputy Scottish health minister Lewis Macdonald has announced a three-month consultation on the issue.


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