NHS prescription charges in England are to be frozen for the first time in 12 years, the government has confirmed.
Single prescription charges, which the Department of Health said would normally rise "in line with inflation", will remain at £9.35 until next year.
Health Secretary Sajid Javid said freezing the costs would "put money back in people's pockets".
Faith Angwet, a single mother of two, said she had to choose between paying for prescriptions to treat for her high blood pressure, or using that money to feed her children.
She said the price freeze "won't go far" beca