NHS prescription costs
The current prescription charge is £8.60 per item (£17.20 per pair of elastic hosiery).
Prescription prepayment certificates can save you money
- A three-month PPC is £29.10 and could save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months.
- A 12-month certificate is £104.00 and could save you money if you need more than 12 prescribed items in a year.
PPCs are available by 10-monthly direct debit instalment payments. The prescription prepayment certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 per week.
Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.