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Publication, Part of

Proposed Dispensing Feescales for GMS Contractors, England and Wales - 2020, October release

Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England, Wales

Proposed New Feescales

After the calculation has been completed the output is two new feescales which, it is proposed, are implemented from 1 October 2020. These are presented in tables 1 and 2.

Table 1: Proposed Feescale: Dispensing Feescale for Contractors that are authorised or required to provide dispensing services 

Total prescriptions calculated separately for each individual dispensing practitioner, in bands Prices per prescription in pence
Up to 461 256.2
462 - 577 252.5
578 - 694 249.2
695 - 808 246.0
809 - 925 243.1
926 - 1039 240.5
1040 - 1444 238.0
1445 - 2022 235.8
2023 - 2310 233.7
2311 - 2888 231.9
2889 - 3465 230.3
3466 - 4044 228.9
4045 - 4618 227.7
4619 and over 226.9


Table 2: Proposed Feescale: Dispensing Feescale for contractors that are not authorised or required to provide dispensing services1   

Total prescriptions calculated separately for each individual dispensing practitioner, in bands Prices per prescription in pence
Up to 461 266.9
462 - 577 263.3
578 - 694 260.0
695 - 808 256.8
809 - 925 254.0
926 - 1039 251.3
1040 - 1444 248.7
1445 - 2022 246.5
2023 - 2310 244.4
2311 - 2888 242.6
2889 - 3465 241.0
3466 - 4044 239.7
4045 - 4618 238.5
4619 and over 237.6

1 This includes prescribing doctors or non-dispensing doctors personal administration drugs.

Last edited: 8 December 2020 9:50 am