Prescription charges to rise from
£8.80 to £9.00
1st April 2019
Prescription charges in England will increase by 20p to £9.00 from 1st April 2019, for each medicine or appliance dispensed.
The cost of the annual and three month Prescription Prepayment Certificates (PPC) will remain the same. A three-month PPC stays at £29.10, and the annual PPC will stay at £104.00.
PPCs offer savings to patients who require at least 4 medicines in a three month period and at least 12 medicines during one year.