Proposal 1: GPs will ask patients if they are willing to buy certain medicines or products which can be bought without a prescription.
We are proposing that it would be reasonable for most patients to buy the medicines and products on the list below over the counter without a prescription. Under the proposal GPs will ask patients if they are willing to buy these medicines and products as they are now widely available and, in most cases, available at a very affordable price.
Full list of medicines and products we are including in proposal one:
Last year, across the eight boroughs of your local NHS, we spent over £15 million on medicines and products that you can buy without a prescription.
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