Get Involved Consultation: Reducing prescribing of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines

What is the consultation?

NHS England launched a public consultation on 20 December 2017 in relation to reducing prescribing of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines for minor, short-term health concerns which could save the NHS millions of pounds a year and encourage more people to self-care.

How can I get involved?

You can see the full consultation document by visiting: https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/over-the-counter-items-not-routinely-prescribed/user_uploads/otc-guidance-2.pdf

You can respond to the consultation by using the online web-form: https://www.engage.england.nhs.uk/consultation/over-the-counter-items-not-routinely-prescribed.

Alternatively, written responses can be submitted to england.medicines@nhs.net.

When does the consultation close?

The NHS England national consultation will close on Wednesday 14 March 2018.

More local information:

Over the Counter Medicines NHS England Consultation – Summary sheet

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