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Flu clinics are being held on the mornings of 16th and 30th September from 8am to 12.45, for eligible patients with certain health conditions - if you are over 65 or in the "at risk" group you will have been sent a letter to attend.  If you are not able to make either of these dates, please contact Reception to book an appointment.  Please note these clinics are NOT suitable for children - we will be holding a special clinic and eligible children will be notified of the date.

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

These charges apply in England only. In Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales prescriptions are free of charge.

  • Prescription (per item): £8.40 12-month prepayment certificate (PPC): £104.00
  • 3-month PPC: £29.10

If you will have to pay for four or more prescription items in three months, or more than 15 items in 12 months, you may find it cheaper to buy a PPC.

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

 
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