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Prescription charges to go in Scotland

The Scottish government has confirmed it will abolish prescription charges next April, despite huge funding pressures ahead.

Scottish Health Secretary, Nicola Sturgeon, has also announced that the number of senior NHS bosses in Scotland will be cut by a quarter in the next four years.

James Cook reports.

  • 16 Oct 2010
  • From the section Health
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