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From 1st April 2023 NHS Prescription charges are:

  • £9.65 per prescription per item
  • Three month prepayment certificate £31.25 and will save you money if you need more than three prescription items in a three month period
  • Annual prepayment certificate £111.60 and will save you money if you need more than eleven prescription items over a twelve month period. The cost of an annual prepayment certificate can be spread over 10 months by paying by Direct Debit. 
  • HRT prepayment certificate £19.30

For the latest Government information on Prescription fees, please click on the link below.

Visit the Government website on Prescription Fees (opens new window).

You may be entitled to free prescriptions; click on the link below to visit the NHS website with further information about Prescription Exemptions. There is an 'Eligibility checker' on this site so you can find out if you are eligible for free prescriptions. You will also find information here on the Prescription Prepayment Certificates which can help to reduce the cost of your prescriptions if you are not entitled to free prescriptions. 

Information about Prescription Fee Exemptions (opens new window).

If your GP issues you with a Private script there will be a charge and they will discuss this with you. You can view Wells Health Centre charges for non-NHS work on the link below:

Details of Wells Health Centre charge for Private prescriptions (opens new widow).