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Document What is a Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC)?

A PPC is a certificate, sold at a set price for a duration of either 3 or 12 months which allows you to collect any NHS prescriptions you need during it's validity. A PPC can only be purchased by residents of England. 

It may be worth buying a PPC if you either get regular NHS prescriptions or require a large amount in a short space of time. 

A PPC doesn't cover privately prescribed prescriptions or the cost of an NHS wig.

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