Prescription charges also increase this April, from £7.10 to £7.20. So, if possible, try and make a doctors appointment before the 1 April and definitely make sure you collect any outstanding prescriptions before this date.
Pre-paid prescription certificates which can save you money if you need a regular prescriptions - will also rise in price in April. Currently, a three-month certificate costs £27.85 but this will increase to £28.25 from 1 April. An annual certificate will increase from £102.50 to £104.
The good news is that from 1 April, cancer patients will no longer have to pay for prescriptions.
Prescriptions are free in Wales, so the above changes only apply to English patients. People in Scotland and Northern Ireland will see their prescription costs reduce by £1 from 1 April, as part of plans to phase out these costs.
If its been a while since youve been to see your dentist, then consider making an appointment before 1 April. After this date, the cost of a check-up for Band 2 treatment - such as a filing or root canal - will increase from £44.60 to £45.60. A check-up will also increase by 30p to £16.50. These increases only apply to people living in England."