Prescription Fees

Prescription costs as of 1st April 2019:

  • The current prescription charge is £9.15.
  • A three monthly PPC is £29.65. This saves you money if you need four or more items in three months.
  • A 12 month certificate is £105.90 and saves money if 14 or more items are needed in 12 months.

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.

If you need to access the services below then medicines are free:

Important numbers

Phone 0300 330 1348 for the dental services helpline

Phone 0300 330 1343 for the Low Income Scheme helpline

Phone 0300 330 1341 for queries about medical exemption certificates.

Phone 0300 330 1341 for queries about PPCs.

Phone 0300 330 1349 for the prescription services helpline

Phone 0300 330 1347 for queries about tax credit certificates

Phone 0845 610 1112 to order a paper copy of the HC12 and HC5 forms

For all other queries please call 0300 330 1343