Prescription Costs

The current prescription charge is £8.40 per item (£16.80 per pair of elastic hosiery).

Visit NHS Choices for information on:

  • Prescription charges
  • Who is entitled for free prescriptions
  • Medical exemptions (certain diseases will exempt you from paying for your prescription)
  • Free prescriptions for cancer patients, renal dialysis patients and pregnant women
  • Help for those on low income