NHS Prescription charges from April 2019
The NHS prescription charge will increase by 20 pence from £8.80 to £9.00 for each medicine or appliance dispensed. This charge will come into effect from 1st April 2019.
The cost of the prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) have been frozen for another year. The 3 month PPC remains at £29.10 and the cost of the annual PPC will stay at £104.00, allowing unlimited prescriptions within a specified time period. PCCs offer savings for those needing four or more items in three months of more than 12 items in one year.
You can get a prepayment certificate application form from your pharmacist or apply online at: https://apps.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/ppcwebsales/patient.do