Prescriptions: Universal Credit:Written question - 141704

Q
Asked by Frank Field
(Birkenhead)
Asked on: 08 May 2018
Department of Health and Social Care
Prescriptions: Universal Credit
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 21 December 2017 to Question 120069, on Prescriptions: Universal Credit, when free prescription forms will be amended to include universal credit.
A
Answered by: Steve Brine
Answered on: 16 May 2018

The Department does not yet have a confirmed date for the revised FP10 (National Health Service prescription form) to be in circulation. The NHS Business Services Authority has undertaken research with patients and pharmacy staff to update and re-design the form. The final layout has yet to be agreed and NHS Digital is carrying out work in order to make corresponding changes to the Electronic Prescription Service.

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