Every year £1.5million worth of medicines are being wasted locally – money that could have paid for other treatments or services.
There is no such thing as a free prescription. Even if you don't pay for your prescriptions there is still a cost to the NHS.
Cannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Group has launched a public awareness campaign to advise people of what they can do to help reduce medicines waste.
It is everyone's NHS, so let's use it wisely.