NHS prescription charges from 1 May 2024

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced new NHS prescription charges in England.

The charges are as follows:

Prescription charges

  • Single charge: £9.90
  • 3-month prescription pre-payment certificate (PPC): £32.05
  • 12-month prescription pre-payment certificate (PPC): £114.50
  • HRT PPC: £19.80

For more information, see this article from NHSBSA which covers:

Checking if patients are entitled to free NHS prescriptions.

How to save money by using pre-payment certificates

How to buy a three or 12 month PPC online at

How to by HRT PPCs onine at or in-person at some pharmacies.

First Published
30 April 2024
Updated On
29 April 2024
Due to be Reviewed
1 May 2025
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