Are you eligible for Free Prescriptions?

You are eligible for free prescriptions if you are:

  • Under 16
  • Between 16-18 and in full time education
  • 60 or over Pregnant, or you have had a baby in the last 12 months
  • Entitled to medical exemptions
  • A war or MoD pensioner
  • Entitled to a pre-payment certificate
  • In the NHS Low Income Scheme
  • Receiving any of the following benefits
    • Income Support
    • Family Credit
    • Disability Working Allowance (DWA)
    • Job Seeker's Allowance (Income Based)

You should make sure that you have the proof you need before you go to the chemist.

Call the free Adviceline for information and guidance Freephone on 0800 91 77 711.