Help with health costs

Some patients can claim financial support for any of the following:

  • prescriptions
  • NHS dental treatment
  • sight tests
  • glasses or contact lenses
  • NHS wigs and fabric supports

The NHS has an online leaflet that contains further information about help with healthcare costs, as well as examples of the types of patients who are exempt from paying for certain NHS charges.  

Click here to download the leaflet. 

Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme

Travelling to and from hospital, especially on multiple occasions, can be expensive. 

Some patients can claim for travel expenses through the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme. 

More information about the scheme can be found by clicking here

To make a claim for support, eligible patients will need to download and complete the Refund Claim Form