Monks in England - free prescriptions?

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Craig86
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Monks in England - free prescriptions?

Post by Craig86 » Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:28 am

Do the monks in this country get free prescriptions on the NHS, or does the cost of prescriptions have to be paid for from the money the monastery receives in donations?

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Re: Monks in England - free prescriptions?

Post by gavesako » Mon Mar 17, 2014 4:55 pm

Usually prescriptions are free for monks. But for some items like special glasses etc. the monastery would have to pay the extra amount from donations.
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Re: Monks in England - free prescriptions?

Post by Craig86 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:16 pm

Thank you bhante - I'm pleased to hear that is the case.

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