New Prescription Charges from April 1st 2019

Prescription Charges from April 2019

New prescription charges April 2019

Prescription charges in England are set to increase from £8.80 to £9 as of 1 April 2019, the government has announced.


There is no increase to the cost of three-month and annual prepayment certificates, which remain at £29.10 and £104 respectively.


Charges for wigs and fabric supports will also be increased in line with inflation.


Details of the revised charges for 2019 to 2020 can be found below.


Prescription charges


Single charge: £9
3-month PPC (no change): £29.10
12-month PPC (no change): £104
Wigs and fabric supports


Surgical bra: £29.50
Abdominal or spinal support: £44.55
Stock modacrylic wig: £72.80
Partial human hair wig: £192.85
Full bespoke human hair wig: £282