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Thank you for being patient while we COMPLETED PHASE 1 REFURBISHMENT OF THE PRACTICE.We have now nearly completed ALL THE CONSULTING ROOMS TO MODERN NHS STANDARDS and COMPLIANT WITH HEALTH & SAFETY. We hope the NEW CHECK-IN and CALLING SYSTEM is working well for you. We have found a DRAMATIC REDUCTION IN DNA's since introducing MORE SAME DAY APPOINTMENTS. We will be shortly working with the MEDICINE MANAGEMENT TEAM AT THE CCG to look at making COST EFFECTIVE SAVINGS FOR THE NHS. This will be mainly for patients on BUTRANS PATCH, DOXAZOSIN, GAVISCON, PEN-NEEDLE AND STOMA PRODUCTS. We hope you welcome these changes which we are obliged to work with the CCG.

Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines.  Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.


NHS charges

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £8.05
  • 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10

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. 

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

 
 
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