The NHS in Gateshead Newcastle spent £1.24m last year on a product easily bought in pharmacies, supermarkets and high street shops.
This is the equivalent of;
41 community nurses
81 drug treatment courses for breastcancer
175 hip replacements
1226 drug treatment courses for Alzheimers
1275 cataract operations
Your Community Pharmacy can advise on common minor illnesses.
The NHS belongs to you, use it responsibly.