Suthergrey House Medical Centre

37A St Johns Road, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD17 1LS

Telephone: 01923 224 424

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Prescription Fees

Extensive exemption and remission arrangements protect those likely to have difficulty in paying charges (NHS prescription and dental charges, optical and hospital travel costs).

The NHS prescription charge is a flat-rate amount which successive Governments have thought it reasonable to charge for those who can afford to pay for their medicines. Prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) offer real savings for people who need extensive medication.

Get help with prescription costs

Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and can save you money.

NHS prescription costs

  • current prescription charge – £9.35 per item (£17.20 per pair of elastic hosiery)
  • three-month PPC – £30.25; this will save you money if you need more than three prescribed items in three months
  • 12-month PPC – £108.10; this will save you money if you need more than 12 prescribed items in a year

PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 a week.

Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.

If you need to access the services below, the medicines you’re prescribed are free:

There is further information about prescription exemptions and fees on the NHS website

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00 until 18:30
    Extended hours 18:30-19:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 18:30
    Extended hours 18:30-19:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 18:30
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 18:30
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:30
    Extended hours 18:30-22:00 twice a month
  • Saturday
    09:00 until 17:00
    Opening times will vary
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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