Service

Assistance with health care costs

Type

Financial support

Website

www.direct.gov.uk/en/MoneyTaxAndBenefits/BenefitsTaxCreditsAndOtherSupport/Illorinjured/DG_10018978

What it does

Most National Health Service (NHS) treatment is free but there can be charges for some things. You may be able to get help with NHS health costs if for example you're on a low income. You may be able to get help with health costs like: * NHS prescription charges * NHS dental treatment, including check-ups * sight tests * vouchers towards the cost of glasses or contact lenses * travel costs to and from hospital for NHS treatment under the care of a consultant or on referral by a doctor or dentist * wigs and fabric supports, such as abdominal and spinal supports

Provider

UK Government

Contact details




Telephone: 0845 8501166