You can get free NHS prescriptions if, at the time the prescription is dispensed, you:
You're also entitled to free prescriptions if you or your partner – including civil partner – receive, or you're under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving:
If you're entitled to or named on:
People named on an NHS certificate for partial help with health costs (HC3) may also get help.
Find out more about the NHS Low Income Scheme (LIS).
People with certain medical conditions can get free NHS prescriptions if:
Medical exemption certificates are issued on application to people who have:
They are also issued for people undergoing treatment for cancer:
Read the medical exemption certificate FAQ.
Read more about help with prescriptions here