NHS prescription charges to increase

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NHS charges for items prescribed in England will increase, from the 1st May 2024.

The prescription charge will increase by 25p to £9.90 for each medicine or appliance dispensed.

The prescription pre-payment certificate for hormone replacement therapy will cost £19.80. A three- month prescription pre-payment certificate and 12-month one will cost £32.05 and £114.50 respectively. Charges for wigs and fabric supports will also increase.

More information:

NHS prescription charges from 1 May 2024 – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

NHS prescription charges – NHS (www.nhs.uk)