Anorak | £2 Hayfever Pill Too Expensive For NHS

£2 Hayfever Pill Too Expensive For NHS

by | 12th, June 2007

NOTHING beats the great British Summer the wasps, the Henmania, the inedible barbeques and of course, the hayfever.

Yet the NHS could have the cure to this annual affliction in the form of wonder drug Grazax. However, the new treatment, which could help transform the lives of the estimated 10 million hayfever sufferers in the UK, is being denied to patients because of a lack of NHS funds.

So far, the majority of NHS trusts have refused to fund the new £2-a-day pill, which works by building up the body’s tolerance to the protein in pollen which

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