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Check if you're eligible for help

You might be able to get help to pay these NHS charges:

  • NHS prescriptions
  • NHS dental treatment
  • sight tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • travel to receive NHS treatment
  • NHS wigs and fabric supports

Find out what help you could get and what to do next using our eligibility checker. 

It usually takes 3 minutes to check.

Check if you can get help

Who gets help

The help you're entitled to depends on where you live and if you:

If you are in Scotland or Wales

NHS prescriptions are usually free in Scotland and Wales. In Scotland, you also get free NHS dental check ups and sight tests. In Wales, you get free NHS dental check ups if you are under 25.

Apply for help to pay NHS costs

If you do not qualify for the help that you need, you can apply for help. You could be eligible depending on your household income and outgoings.