Prescription fees

NHS charges apply in England only

Prescription (per item): £9.35

  • 12-month pre-payment certificate (PPC): £108.10
  • 3-month PPC: £30.25

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. You can find further information here.

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.