How much do prescriptions cost per item?
Prescriptions cost £8.60 per item.
If you need a repeat prescription, Prescription Prepayment Certificates (PPC) are available.
Monthly prescription costs
A three monthly PPC costs £29.10 and could save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months.
Yearly prescription costs
A 12-month certificate costs £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 here.