Portcullis Surgery

Portcullis Lane, Ludlow, SY8 1GT

Telephone: 01584 872 939

https://florey.accurx.com/p/M82043

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Cheaper prescriptions for women on HRT or patients on multiple prescriptions

Cheaper prescriptions for women on HRT or patients on multiple prescriptions

HRT prepayment certificate (PPC)

The new HRT prepayment certificate (PPC) being rolled out from the (1 April 2023) will reduce prescription costs to just £19.30 per year and can be used against a list of eligible HRT items which includes patches, tablets and topical preparations. Patients can use the HRT PPC as many times as they need across the year.

In order to apply for the HRT PPC please follow the link below

https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/help-nhs-prescription-costs/nhs-hormone-replacement-therapy-prescription-prepayment-certificate-hrt-ppc

The certificate includes access to eligible HRT items, including patches, tablets, pessaries, and gels and creams applied to the skin. To check if your HRT medication is covered please see the link below

https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/help-nhs-prescription-costs/nhs-hormone-replacement-therapy-prescription-prepayment-certificate-hrt-ppc/medicines-covered-hrt-ppc

If your HRT medication is not included and you are not entitled to free prescriptions you may wish to consider buying an NHS PPC.

NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC)

A PPC could save you money if you pay for your NHS prescriptions.

The certificate covers all your NHS prescriptions for a set price. You will save money if you need more than 3 items in 3 months, or 11 items in 12 months.

The prescription charge in England is £9.65 per item.

A PPC costs:

  • £31.25 for 3 months
  • £111.60 for 12 months

For more information on how to apply follow the link below

https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/help-nhs-prescription-costs/nhs-prescription-prepayment-certificate-ppc

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