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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 VIA - Transitional Payments

20th January 2023

From 1 February 2023 the monthly Transitional Payment paid to pharmacy contractors will be set at zero.

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What to include in the red separator

26th October 2022

What to include and what not to include in the red separator when submitting your prescription forms.

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Drug Tariff Part VIIA Pharmacy Quality Scheme (England)

5th October 2022

This is an announcement on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care.

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