NHS charges and exemptions
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
- Prescription (per item): £9.15
- 3-month PPC: £29.65
- 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £105.90
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
For further information including exemptions and help with payment please visit NHS Prescription Costs Or phone 0300 330 1349 for the Prescription Services Helpline