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Top up payment row continues

2nd September 2008

The Scottish health minister Nicola Sturgeon will make a statement this week to clear up the Scottish National Party's position on top up payments.

The party is expected to announce that if a patient pays for care then they will not be able to use NHS treatments. Mike Richards, England's "cancer tsar", is in the process of looking at the "co-payments" and will make a statement in October.


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Title: Top up payment row continues
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 8093
Date Added: 2nd Sep 2008


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