NHS Prescription Charges

These charges apply in England only from 1st May 2024.

  • Prescription (per item): £9.90
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £114.50
  • 3-month PPC: £32.05
  • a 12 month PPC for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) only is £19.80

If you will have to pay for more than 3 prescription items in three months, or more than 11 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.  To find out more, follow the link: Save Money With A PPC or call 0300 330 1341.

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website.