Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and they can save you money.
Prescription costs as of April 2018:
- £8.80 per item (£17.60 per pair of elastic hosiery)
- Three-month PPC – £29.10; this will save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months
- 12-month PPC – £104.00; this will save you money if you need more than 12 prescribed items in a year
Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.
- Telephone advice line 0300 330 1341
- Apply online for a PPC http://apps.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/ppcwebsales
If you choose the 12 month PPC this is available to pay by 10 monthly direct debit instalments.