NHS England is asking for public feedback for a consultation regarding the prescribing of over-the-counter medicines for 33 minor, short-term health concerns. It is proposed to remove medications for certain conditions from the list of items that can be prescribed by the NHS, including:
- dry eyes
- cold sores
- moderate hay fever
- infant colic
- and 27 other conditions
You can see more details here and give your feedback: more details and give feedback online
Or there are face-to-face events scheduled, where you can have your say in person, including a public meeting in Birmingham on 9th February 2-4pm.