AS the Tories vow to reintroduce prescription charges JOAN insists there is nothing trivial about 600,000 Scots, who earn less than £16,000 a year, being forced to pay for vital medicine.
FEW politicians can claim their work has saved lives but Nye Bevan could do so with pride.
The Welsh miner-turned MP set up the NHS when he was health minister in the post-war Labour government.
From 1948 onwards, medical care was given on the basis of need, not the ability to pay...
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