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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
prescribed
 
England

Scotland

Wales

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
(HS21)
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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