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 NHSmillions 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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