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NHS Prescription Services

NHS Prescription Services calculates the remuneration and reimbursement due to dispensing contractors across England.

Visit our NHS prescription charges section for information on prescription prepayment certificates, who gets free prescriptions and penalty charges.

Pharmacies, GP practices and appliance contractors

Prescribing, dispensing and payment information for dispensing contractors

CCGs, Area Teams and other providers

Guidance and information for Local Authorities and Providers

Manufacturers and suppliers

Guidance for manufacturers and suppliers of medicines, oxygen and appliances

Contact NHS Prescription Services

You can contact us online, or by phone or post. We are open Monday to Friday from 8am to 6pm.

NHS Prescription Services news

Complete the Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework screening questionnaire

21st July 2021

Complete this year's Community Pharmacy Assurance Framework (CPAF) by 11:59pm on Saturday 24 July 2021.

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Extension of the Community Pharmacy Medicines Delivery Service and COVID-19 Lateral Flow Device Distribution Service (Pharmacy Collect)

1st July 2021

An announcement on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI)

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Extension of temporary suspension of submission of certain EPS tokens

30th June 2021

The requirement for community pharmacies to submit certain EPS tokens has been suspended.

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