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Prescription Fees

From 1st April 2019, the NHS charges per item are:



Four or more prescription items in three months? More than 14 items in 12 month? You may find it cheaper to buy a Prepayment Certificate (PPC).  Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030 

Buy or Renew a PPC On-line

PPC Charges:

  • 3 month prepayment certificate (PPC): £29.65
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £105.90

Prescription Exemption:

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

Are you entitled to free prescriptions? Check the NHS website here!

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