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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

Reimbursement for PPE costs incurred within community pharmacy and DACs during the Covid-19 pandemic response

23rd December 2020

From 1 January 2021, pharmacy contractors will be eligible to claim for PPE that was purchased between...

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Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme – January advance payment

23rd December 2020

Pharmacy contractors currently enrolled on to the Pharmacy Earlier Payment Scheme (PEPS) should note that t

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Detailed Prescribing Information - is being decommissioned

11th December 2020

The Detailed Prescribing Information (DPI) currently available in

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