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Prescription Charge Changes for 2024

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced changes to the NHS Prescription Charges that take effect from the 1st May 2024.

The prescription charge has increased by 25 pence from £9.65 to £9.90 for each item dispensed. In line with this increase, the price of the 3 month, 12 month and HRT Pre-Payment certificates has also increased, to £32.05, £114.50 and £19.80 respectively.

Action: Clinicians should be aware of the current prescription charge and also the value for money represented by pre-payment certificates, including the new HRT pre-payment certificate.