Could you get help with NHS costs?

Check if you’re eligible for help

You might be able to get help to pay these NHS charges:

  • NHS prescriptions
  • NHS dental treatment
  • sight tests, glasses and contact lenses
  • travel to receive NHS treatment
  • NHS wigs and fabric supports

You can check what help you could get and what to do next.

It usually takes three minutes to check.

Check if you can get help

Who gets help

The help you’re entitled to depends where you live and if you:

Apply for help to pay NHS costs

If you do not qualify for the help that you need, you can apply for help. You could be eligible depending on your household income and outgoings.

Universal Credit signpost

Universal Credit Information Sessions

Universal Credit rolls out across Northumberland in November and December

The sessions below are to share information around three questions:

What is Universal Credit?
What do we need to do?
Where is there additional information or support in my area?

These sessions are open to everyone, no pre – registration is required and refreshments are provided.


Monday 15th October 10.00am – 12.00pm: Priors Hall, Hexham Abbey AND William Elder Building, Berwick

Monday 15th October 2.00pm – 4.00pm: Spetchells Centre, Prudhoe AND Alnwick Community Centre

Tuesday 16th October 10.00am – 12.00pm: Life Centre, Ashington AND Morpeth Town Hall

Tuesday 16th October 2.00pm – 4.00pm: Concordia Leisure Centre, Cramlington AND Briardale Community Centre, Blyth