Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions
From 1 April 2020, the charges for NHS prescriptions are:
- current prescription charge – £9.15 per item
- three-month pre-payment certificate (PPC) – £29.65; this will save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months
- 12-month PPC – £105.90; this will save you money if you need more than 11 prescribed items in a year
Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate, which is like a prescription season ticket and see how much you can save.
Are you entitled to free prescriptions? There is further information about prescription exemptions on the NHS website.
For a full list of fees for prescriptions, wigs and fabric supports, please see the government website.