Prescribing Changes

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The following products are not available on prescription in the Wakefield District

  • Sunscreen for skin protection from UV radiation.
  • Cream for unwanted facial hair and other products that are mainly for cosmetic purposes.
  • Emollient (moisturiser) for minor skin conditions.
  • Camouflage products eg make-up for port wine stain birthmarks.
  • Multivitamins, where no specific deficiency has been identified.
  • Expensive brands of medicines if a suitable ‘generic’ alternative is available which costs less.
  • Soya and thickened infant formula (baby milk).
  • Infant formula (baby milk) for lactose intolerance.
  • Gluten free food products. Please see Gluten Free flyer for more information.

 For further information, please see refer to: Advice for patients leaflet.