Prescription Charges

Prescription Charges

Preparation (and means prescribed with) Charges Payable
   
Actinac treatment pack 1
   
Appliances - including bandages and dressings
A- multiples of the same or different sizes e.g. Crepe bandages 5cm x 2 1
Open wove bandage 2.5 cm x 1 plus 5cm x 1 1
Polythene occlusive dressings Gloves (100 gauge) 1
Arm sleeve, Leg sleeve, Foot bag,Torso vest in any combination (150 gauge) 1
B- sets of appliances e.g. multiple dressing pack No 1 1
C- sets of appliances & extra parts e.g. hypodermic syringe & hypodermic needles 2
D- different appliances e.g. gauze & cotton wool & lint 3
Multilayer compression bandaging e.g. Profore #1 & #2 & #3 & #4 4
Profore Kit 1
   

 
Becodisks 1
   
 
Canesten cream 1% & Canesten VC 10% cream 2
Canesten combi 2
Canesten spray & Canesten powder 2
Champix Starter Pack (0.5+1mg) & Champix 1mg 1x56 1
 
   
   

 
Dianette (unless marked ♀ by the prescriber) 1
Didronel PMO 2
   
Dressings - see Appliances  

 
   
Elastic Hosiery  
1 pair knee caps 2
2 pairs thigh stockings 4
1 pair suspenders 1
   
Elleste Duet 2
Elleste Duet Conti 1
Estraderm patches 1
Evorel 1
Evorel Conti 1
Evorel Sequi 2

 
Femapak 2
Femoston (all strengths) 2
Femoston Conti 1
Femseven Sequi 2

 
Gluten-free biscuits (sweet and/or savoury) 1
Gluten-free flour & Gluten-free bread mix 2

 
   
Hypodermic tablets & Water for injection 1
Hytrin starter pack 1
Hytrin BPH 1

 
Imigran Subject Complete Pack & Imigran Refill 1
   
Injections -
A- dispensed in powder form with solvent e.g. 1
- Streptomycin sulph 1gm x 5} 1
- Water for injection 2ml x 5 }  
B- different types of the same injection e.g.  
- Influenza vaccine (2 different strains in different ampoules) 1
C- Insulins - general exemption 0
   
Intal capsules & Intal Spinhaler 2

 
Kliofem 1
Kliovance 1

   
Migraleve Tabs  
A- Complete (12 or 24) 2
B- Supplementary pack (12 pink or 12 yellow) 1
C- Supplementary packs (12 pink & 12 yellow) 2
D- Complete & supplementary pack (pink or yellow) 2
E- Complete & supplemetary packs (pink & yellow) 2
   

 
Napratec Combination Pack 2
Nicorette Inhalator 1

Nicorette Micro Starter Tabs 2mg - 30 pack size}
Nicorette Micro Refill Tabs 2mg - 105 pack size }

1
Nicorette Patches }
& Nicotinell TTS Patches}
2
Nicotinell TTS 10 Patches }
& Nicotinell TTS 20 Patches}
1
Niquitin CQ Clear }
& Niquitin CQ Standard}
1
Novofem 2
Nuvelle Continuous 1
Nuvelle Tabs 2

 
   
Oxygen Therapy set with cylinders 1
Oxygen Cylinder(s) 1

 
Pabrinex - vials of two separate formulations  
IMHP - intramuscular high power 2
IVHP - intravenous high power 2
Panoxyl 5% Acne Gel & Panoxyl 10% Acne Gel 1
Portable urinal sets & spare sheaths 1
Prednisolone tabs 1mg & Prednisolone Soluble Tablets 2
Prednisolone tabs 1mg & Prednisolone tabs 2.5mg EC 2
Prednisolone tabs 1mg & Prednisolone tabs 5mg 1
Premique 1
Premique Cycle 2
Prempak C 0.625 2
Prempak C 1.25 2

 
Spiriva Combopack (capsules & handihaler) & Refill Pack 1
Synalar cream & ointment 2
Syntaris nasal spray ( bottle with pump and applicator) 1
Synphase 0

 
Tablets, Capsules etc  
A- same drug, different strengths ordered separately on one form or at the same time e.g.  
   
Amitriptyline tabs 10mg x 100 & Amitriptyline Tabs 25mg x 100 1
B- same drug, different preparations ordered separately on one form or at the same time e.g.  
Prothiaden tabs 75mg x 100 & Prothiaden caps 25mg x 100 2
C- strength ordered not listed - must be dispensed using a combination of strengths e.g.  
Prothiaden 100mg x 100 supply 1
Prothiaden tabs 75mg x 100 } 1
Prothiaden caps 25mg x 100}  
   
Tridestra 2
Triptafen M & Triptafen tabs 2
Trisequens 2

   
 
Ventolin Syrup & Ventolin Evohaler 2
Voltarol & Voltarol Retard 2

   



A single charge of £3.00 is payable where

  • The same drug or preparation is supplied in one or more container
  • Different strengths of the same drug are ordered as separate prescriptions at the same time
  • More than one appliance of the same type (other than elastic hosiery) is supplied
  • A set of parts making up a complete appliance is supplied
  • Drugs are supplied in powder form with the solvent separate for subsequent admixture
  • A drug is supplied with a dropper, throat brush, or vaginal applicator
  • Several flavours of the same preparation are supplied

Multiple charges are payable where

  • Different drugs, types of dressings, or appliance(s) are supplied
  • Different formulations or presentations of the same drug or preparation are supplied
  • Additional parts are supplied together with a complete set of apparatus, or additional dressing(s) together with a dressing pack
  • More than one piece of elastic hosiery is supplied