These charges apply in England only. Charges correct as at February 2012.
Prescription per item £7.40
12 month prepayment certificate £104.00
3 month prepayment certificate £29.10
If you have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months or more than 14 items in 12 months, you will find it cheaper to buy a prepayment certificate.
Telephone advice and order line 0845 850 0030
There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS Website.