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Why we should increase access of EHC to women, rather than restrict it


What interests me is that when you have 'POM to P' items, the wholesale price of the P item is always more (or the pack-size less) than the POM item. I don't remember this being the case with the 'Schedule 1' items of my younger days. Otherwise, we have the schemes where we are able to supply the item (with paperwork) for a few weeks, and then have to send the patient for proper medical consultation. Surely, if the purpose of 'POM to P' is to satisfy a need to stop people going to the doctor (as doctors are overloaded anyway), then there needs to be a more economical way for people to buy OTC items for IBS, or modern antacids, or whatever.

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1 SEP 2017

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