NHS prescription charges
Most adults in England have to pay prescription charges.
Some items are always free, including contraceptives and medicines prescribed for hospital inpatients.
You can find out if you can get free prescriptions by clicking on: Who can get free prescriptions - NHS (www.nhs.uk)
The current prescription charge is £9.35 per item.
A prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) could save you money on NHS prescription costs:
- a 3-month PPC costs £30.25
- a 12-month PPC is £108.10
Find out how to save money with a PPC
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Page updated: 17.2.2023
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