The Beacon Medical Centre

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Prescription Fees

Find out about prescription fees and prepayment certificates.

NHS charges

  • Prescription (per item): £9.00
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 14 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.  The charge for a single prescription item is £8.80, whereas a three month PPC will cost you £29.10 and a 12 month PPC £104.00.

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website