Hartland Way Surgery

ūüďć 1 Hartland Way, Shirley, Croydon, CR0 8RG

Telephone: ūüďě 020 8777 7215

‚úČÔłŹ swlicb.receptionhartlandwaysurgery@nhs.net

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Prescriptions Charges and Exemptions

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines.  Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.

NHS charges

From 1 April 2019, the charges are:

  • current prescription charge¬†‚Äst¬£9.00¬†per item¬†(¬£17.60 per pair of elastic hosiery)
  • three-month PPC¬†‚Äst¬£29.10; this¬†will save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months
  • 12-month¬†PPC¬†‚Äst¬£104.00; this¬†will save you money if you need more than 12 prescribed items in a year

PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 a week.

Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.

If you need to access the¬†services below,¬†the medicines¬†you’re prescribed¬†are free:

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

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  • Monday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 07:00pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 07:00pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 06:30pm
  • Saturday
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