Pain relief tablets to cost twice as much

It should be noted that from January 1, 2016, the Federal Government will take away the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) on pain tablets that many of us use daily to help relieve pain.

For example, if your doctor gives you a prescription for that pain tablet Panamax, you pay $6.10 for 300 tablets, but because we have a prime minister who wants the rich to get richer and the poor to get poorer, you will pay $13.50 for the same amount of tablets after January 1.

It is also interesting that the two Liberal federal members on the Central Coast support this increase on pain relief tablets.

They also never told their constituents of the increase, so when the prime minister decides to increase the GST, they will support the increase.

There is only one way to stop their support of those increases that affect the sick and old age pensioners, don’t vote for them at the next federal election.

Remember they are not on your side. Pensioners and older Australians who have paid their taxes during their life time work, raised their family and some still helping with their grandchildren, will be the hardest hit in their pocket.

Email, Nov 4, 2015
Rod Fountain, ErinaLetter, Nov 11, 2015
Vic Wulf, Gosford

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