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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

SICBLs, ICBs 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

Drug Tariff Part VIIIC – May 2023

27th April 2023

Pharmacy contractors will be able to obtain the following Covid-19 antivirals at

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Pharmacy Quality Scheme (PQS) – Launch of the Year 5 Scheme 2023/24

27th April 2023

The reduced Year 5 Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF) PQS scheme will launch on 1 June 2023.

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Drug Tariff Part VIC - NHS Pharmacy Contraception Service

18th April 2023

An announcement on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care.

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