§ Mr. Butler
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make it his policy to provide nebulisers free of charge except for prescription costs where they are prescribed by a medical practitioner.
§ Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
Certain hand-held nebulisers may be prescribed by general practitioners under the drug tariff. Nebulisers may be provided free as part of the NHS treatment if prescribed by a hospital consultant in accordance with locally agreed policy.