Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and they can save you money.
Prescription costs as of April 1 2015
- The current prescription charge is £8.60
- From 1 April 2010 a three monthly PPC is £29.10. This saves you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months.
- A 12 month certificate is £104.00. This saves you money if you need more than twelve prescribed items in a year.
PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The prescription prepayment certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 per week.