Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions
Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).
The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines.
- Please visit the NHS website for the latest Prescription Charges
- Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.
- When going abroad you can take your NHS medications with you.
- These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
Functional Cookies are enabled by default at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings and ensure site works and delivers best experience.
3rd Party Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.
Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.