You can look at your prescriptions and request repeat prescriptions online:
You can also use the NHS App
Apple: App Store
Android: Play Store
Please note, prescriptions requested over the phone should only be called in after 10:30 am; the process is much faster when requests are made online.
Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions
Prescriptions are paid for by the patient, except in specific circumstances. The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount. A prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) can offer savings for those who need extensive medication.
These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.
- Prescription (per item): £9.35
- 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £108.10
- 3-month PPC: £30.25
If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.
- Telephone advice and order line 0300 330 1341
- General Public – Buy or Renew a PPC On-line
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website