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Prescription charges rise to £9.35

20p rise from April 1

February 24th 2021

Tagged: DM Zone news DDA news England

By Ailsa Colquhoun

Prescription charges in England are to rise by 20p to £9.35 per item from April 1, 2021.

Pre-payment certificates also rise in price for patients who need at least four items every 3 months, or 12 per year. The new costs for the PPCs are:

  • £30.25 for 3 months
  • £108.10 a year

The DDA has updated its dispensary prescription charge poster for members to download and print off.

Practices are reminded that patient declaration for CDs  and non CDs are suspended until March 31 as a result of COVID.