Paracetamol is one of the UK’s cheapest and most accessible drugs. However, it is estimated that last year the NHS in Wales dispensed £3million in paracetamol via free prescriptions.
Paul Gimson, the RPS Director for Wales talks to You and Yours on BBC Radio 4 about over the counter medicines such as paracetamol being available free on prescription in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. He also enters a wider discussion about prescription charges across the UK.
Listen to Paul Gimson on BBC Radio 4: