Save money with a prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) - NHS
Help with NHS prescription costs
Skip to main content Skip to footer. Statistical collections X. Prescription cost groups are entitled to free NHS prescriptions and some prescribed items are always free, including contraceptives and medication for hospital inpatients. Support stockings are charged per stocking.
If you regularly pay prescription charges, a prescription prepayment certificate PPC could save you money. You cannot get one later.The current prescription charge is £ per item. A prescription prepayment certificate (PPC) could save you money on NHS prescription costs. The 3-month PPC costs £ and will save you money if you need more than 3 prescribed items in 3 months. The month PPC costs £ and will save you.
Take your FP57 refund receipt to any community pharmacy, with evidence that you were entitled to free NHS prescriptions when you paid.
You must do this within three months of the date that you paid.
Compare prescription drug prices and find coupons at more than US pharmacies. Save up to 80% instantly! For the most up-to-date information on prescription charges, visit the NHS website. The current cost in England is £ per prescription item.