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NHS Prescription

Per item: £9.35

 

NHS dental treatment

 

From 14 December 2020, the NHS dental charges in England are:

  • Band 1 course of treatment - £23.80
  • Band 2 course of treatment - £65.20
  • Band 3 course of treatment - £282.80
  • Emergency dental treatment - £23.80
  • Regulation 11 replacement NHS dental appliances - £84.80 for one appliance or £169.60 for 2

Before 14 December 2020, the NHS dental charges were:

  • Band 1 course of treatment - £22.70
  • Band 2 course of treatment - £62.10
  • Band 3 course of treatment - £269.30
  • Emergency dental treatment - £22.70
  • Regulation 11 replacement NHS dental appliances - £80.70 for one appliance or £161.40 for 2

 

Optical

Sight test: £22.14

Sight test (conducted in your home): £60.04

Below are the optical voucher values, your optician will advise, based on the strength of your optical prescription, which voucher you are entitled to receive.

Single vision

  • Voucher A - £39.90
     
  • Voucher B - £60.50
     
  • Voucher C - £88.60
     
  • Voucher D - £199.90

Bifocal and varifocal vouchers

  • Voucher E - £68.80
     
  • Voucher F - £87.30
     
  • Voucher G - £113.40
     
  • Voucher H - £219.80

Hospital eye service vouchers

  • Voucher I - £204.80
     
  • Voucher J - £58.15 per lens

Complex vouchers

  • Single vision - £14.90
     
  • Bifocal - £38.15

You can be prescribed one optical voucher for bifocals or varifocals, or two single optical vouchers to cover a pair of reading glasses and a pair of distance glasses. You should discuss which of these options is appropriate for you with your optician.
 
 

Wigs and fabric supports

Current NHS wigs costs:

  • Stock modacrylic wig - £75.70
     
  • Partial human hair wig - £200.50
     
  • Full made to order human hair wig - £293.20

Current NHS fabric supports costs:

  • Abdominal support or spinal support - £46.30
     
  • Surgical brassiere - £30.70
     
  • Support stockings (each) - £9.35
     
  • Support stockings (per pair, only available from hospitals) - £18.70

 Check what help you could get to pay for NHS costs and apply online.

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