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Free prescriptions: 15 groups of Britons will get help with NHS prescription costs

Free prescriptions: 15 groups of Britons will get help with NHS prescription costs

A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said: “The vast majority - around 89 percent - of community prescription items in England are f [...]
Free prescriptions warning: Britons face £100 fine for falsely claiming 'freebie' benefit

Free prescriptions warning: Britons face £100 fine for falsely claiming 'freebie' benefit

In England, those who are over 60 are able to receive the “freebie” benefit which allows people to claim medication without paying. Comparatively, [...]
Prescriptions explained: Who can qualify and claim free medication on the NHS

Prescriptions explained: Who can qualify and claim free medication on the NHS

Currently, prescription charges have been frozen to help those who are unable to claim free medication with the cost of living crisis.While this ha [...]
Free NHS prescriptions could save Britons hundreds but which 15 groups qualify?

Free NHS prescriptions could save Britons hundreds but which 15 groups qualify?

NHS prescriptions cost £9.35 per item which soon adds up if people rely on one or more a month. Yet there are some ways to make huge savings on the [...]
Over 60s at risk of missing out on free prescriptions for YEARS amid state pension changes

Over 60s at risk of missing out on free prescriptions for YEARS amid state pension changes

For 2022, the Government announced that the cost of the average prescription charge would remain at £9.35 per item.The decision comes in the wake o [...]
Plans to scrap free prescriptions for over 60s still being considered – are you at risk?

Plans to scrap free prescriptions for over 60s still being considered – are you at risk?

NHS prescription charges for people aged 60 up to state pension age in England could still go ahead despite the cost of living crisis, Express.co.u [...]
Who qualifies for free NHS prescriptions? Potential age changes explained

Who qualifies for free NHS prescriptions? Potential age changes explained

Certain groups of people can currently receive free NHS prescriptions depending on their age, circumstances and medical conditions. However, there [...]
NHS prescriptions – who could get them for free? 15 groups qualify for help

NHS prescriptions – who could get them for free? 15 groups qualify for help

Up to 15 groups of Britons qualify for help towards medical costs which includes free prescriptions. Those who are exempt include people on low inc [...]
'Unfair!' Outrage as free prescriptions continue in Scotland & Wales – but not in England

'Unfair!' Outrage as free prescriptions continue in Scotland & Wales – but not in England

They added: “When people miss or delay taking essential medication, their condition deteriorates and they are more likely to rely on NHS services m [...]
15 groups qualify for free NHS prescriptions and dental care – have you checked?

15 groups qualify for free NHS prescriptions and dental care – have you checked?

Anyone who doesn’t qualify for Government help but is struggling financially should consider investing in a Pre Payment Certificate (PPC).This allo [...]
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