Rejected petition Chronic illnesses like fibromyalgia, lupus, ME, arthritis get free prescriptions

People who suffer chronic conditions will most of the time be on medication for the rest of their lives. I personally am on 5 different medications and struggle to afford being able to get all medication some months. This would make it slightly easier to cope having an illness that is chronic.

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There are many illnesses that already get free prescriptions like diabetes, epilepsy. These are illnesses that cannot be cured but have ways of keeping under control. It is the same as fibromyalgia, ME, lupus, arthritis etc these cannot be cured

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https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/255365

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