NHS charges apply in England only
Prescription (per item): £8.20
- 12-month pre-payment certificate (PPC): £104.00
- 3-month PPC: £29.10
If you have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a pre-payment certificate.
There are extensive exemption and remission arrangements in place to protect those who may not be able to pay NHS prescription charges.
Telephone advice and order line: 0845 850 0030
Further information is available on the NHS website.