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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

April 2021 NHS structure

9th April 2021

The following will be implemented as part of NHS structure changes as of 1 April 2021.

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Detailed Prescribing Information - has been decommissioned

9th April 2021

Detailed Prescribing Information (DPI), available through the Information Services Portal, has now been dec

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Extension of temporary suspension of the need for signatures on prescriptions, dental and ophthalmic forms

29th March 2021

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

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