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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 update – Omeprazole oral suspension

27th October 2023

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

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Doctors Index Number (DIN)

25th October 2023

Every doctor has their own unique DIN, also known as a prescribing code.

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How to avoid refer backs

25th October 2023

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