This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.

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.

Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website