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Document What prescription charges apply when a prescription is prescribed in one UK country and dispensed in another?

Country where dispensed

Country where



Northern Ireland

England (FP10)
Charge May Apply Charge May Apply Charge May Apply Free

Scotland (GP10)
Charge May Apply Free Free Free

Wales (WP10)
Charge May Apply Free Free Free
Northern Ireland
Free Free Free Free

PPCs bought in England are valid throughout the whole of the UK.

Scottish and Welsh residents with an English GP can get free prescriptions in a Scottish / Welsh pharmacy by applying for an exemption card.


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