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NHS Prescription Charge Notice: Can I Appeal?


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Today (19th March 2010) I received a letter from my local NHS Trust telling me that a prescription I had in September 2009 was unpaid and that therefore they wished to charge me the prescription charge, plus £36 as a fine for non payment.

 

They claim that I said I was in receipt of benefit but that at this time I was not.

 

At that time I was on Incapacity Benefit, and had been since 2006. From the moment I was diagnosed and went onto medication for my condition, I asked my local pharmacist if I was exempt from prescription charges, and was told yes, and to tick the 'income support' box on the back of the prescription.

 

I subsequently asked a couple of other pharmacists at different pharmacies, and was told the same thing.

 

When I movedf last year, I again asked at my new pharmacy and was told the same: yes I was exempt.

 

I am therefore wondering why it is only now that the NHS has picked up on this, and if I can appeal, as I was unaware that I was not exempt (I took on trust what a number of different pharmacists told me as I believed I could trust them), and the £43 they want to charge me is over half my current weekly income (I am now a carer and on Carer's Allowance and Income Support).

 

I am however, scared that if I explain they will look at my prescriptions going back to 2006 and charge me for all of my prescriptions and/or take me to court. Could I end up in debt or with a prison sentence? I suffer with anxiety and am very, very worried about this.

 

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IMHO you should appeal the charge, it may be worth popping into your local CAB and ask for support.

You could take a look at this site as you made be entitled exemption from prescription charges for medical or low income reasons. Prescriptions

 

Andy

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