News

We explain prescription charges to BBC's Inside Health

BBC Radio 4’s Inside Health programme has talked to RPS Director for England Ravi Sharma about why prescription charges still apply in England.

Presenter Dr Mark Porter quizzed Ravi about the reasons people still pay for prescription medicines which are free in the rest of the UK, and the problems this can cause some patients.

Ravi said: “We want all people on regular medicines to be exempt from charges. We don’t want there to be cost barrier to people getting their medicines.”

Listen to Ravi’s interview:

Loading...

Spread the cost of your membership

Stageofcareerqualify3

With the recent cost of living rises, we’re all making savings wherever we can – and you can do the same with your RPS membership.

Instead of paying for everything all at once, make life easier by paying monthly. After all, you use your RPS membership benefits all year round, so it makes sense to pay for them the same way.

With monthly Direct Debit, you only have a small, regular payment each month. It’s the easy way to keep practicing at your best, without making a hole in your finances!

Spread the cost of your membership - join by monthly Direct Debit today.

FIND OUT MORE