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National expansion of Real Time Exemption Checking service for prescriptions

6th February 2020

An NHS electronic system which enables pharmacies to immediately check if a patient is eligible for free

Paper certificates

Proof of exemption from prescription charges

6th February 2019 From 25 February 2019 paper certificates will replace cards for PPCs and maternity exemption certificates.

Changes to the maternity exemption certificate

11th January 2017

The NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) is responsible for administering the maternity exemption