NHS consulting on plans to scrap £1.5m spend on lutein supplementsPosted: Monday 24 July 2017 at 11:02
The NHS is consulting on plans to scrap £1.5m annual spend on lutein supplements, which can be used to slow down the progress of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in some people.
NHS England has announced plans to stop doctors prescribing homeopathy, herbal and other "low value" treatments.
It hopes to save almost £200m a year by ending what the head of the service called a "misuse of scarce" NHS funds.
Read more about what medicines are on the list and their annual cost to the NHS here.