Get help with prescription costs
Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and they can save you money.
NHS prescription costs
- The current prescription charge is £8.80 per item (£17.60 per pair of elastic hosiery).
- A three monthly 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.