Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Beverleyfarley
Beverleyfarley Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi my names bev I've recently changed to the support group of ESA.iwent to the dentist in August and have now received a fine am I entitled to free prescriptions.!!please help .

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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi Beverleyfarley

    Sorry SG  does not entitle you to free nhs services
    You need an income related element for this

    If you are on a low income you can apply for an HC2 certificate which does

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Beverleyfarley, if you're interested in finding out more about the HC2 form mentioned above, there is more information on the NHS BSA page. The first things you need to do is complete a HC1 form application and send it off. Hope this helps!
  • Matilda
    Matilda Community member Posts: 2,593 Disability Gamechanger
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    There is a prescription season ticket that anyone can buy - this can greatly reduce the cost if you need a large number of prescriptions each year. Assume these days you can buy them online - look on NHS website, or ask at a pharmacy how you can buy a prescription season ticket.
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