§ Mr. Hayhoe
The following medical conditions are those which confer entitlement to exemption from prescription charges.
- (i) a permanent fistula (including caecostomy, colostomy, laryngostomy or ileostomy) requiring continuous surgical dressing or an appliance;
- (ii) one of the following disorders for which specific substitution therapy is essential:
- Addison's disease and other forms of hypoadrenalism,
- diabetes insipidus and other forms of hypopituitarasm,
- diabetes mellitus,
- myastenia gravis,
(iii) epilepsy requiring continuous anti-convulsive therapy; (iv) a continuing physical disability which prevents the patient from leaving his residence without the help of another person.