Prescription exemptions and pre-payments

Some medical conditions are eligible for exemption from NHS prescription charges. To find out if you are eligible, please visit Check if you have an NHS exemption | NHSBSA.

A pre-payment certificate is a way of saving money if you are not exempt and regularly have multiple prescriptions per month. To find out more about this, please visit NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC) | NHSBSA.

From 1st April, a separate pre-payment scheme is being introduced to help with prescription costs for women taking HRT to treat menopause symptoms. For more information including how it works, how much it will cost, and a list of included medications, please visit Hundreds of thousands of women experiencing menopause symptoms to get cheaper HRT – GOV.UK ( After 1st April, please visit NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC) | NHSBSA for information on purchasing the certificate.

If you need further advice, please pop in and speak to a member of our pharmacy team or give us a call on 01635 248251 option 2.