Prescription charges

The NHS prescription charge in England is a flat-rate amount. If you require multiple medications, and you are not exempted, prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) can offer considerable savings. At present charges are:

  • Prescription (per item): £9.15
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £105.90
  • 3-month PPC: £29.65

If you want to buy a PPC contact:

Further information about prescription exemptions and fees is available on the NHSEngland website