17th May 2012Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and they can save you money.
Prescription costs as of 1 April 2012:The current prescription charge is Â£7.65 (Â£15.30 per pair of elastic hosiery).
A three monthly PPC is Â£29.10 - this saves you money if you need four or more items in three months. A 12 month certificate is Â£104.00 and saves money if 15 or more items are needed in 12 months.
PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The prescription prepayment certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for Â£2 per week. To buy or renew a PPC online