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Help with health costs

Most NHS treatment is free but there are a number of things for which there may be charges. Find out what services you might be charged for and whether you might be eligible for help with these costs. You can also learn whether you need to pay for healthcare if you come from abroad.

NHS charges for people from abroad

Information on charges for NHS treatment for people from abroad including who is entitled to receive free NHS treatment and which treatment is always free.

Help with health costs

Help with the costs of dental treatment, eye tests and glasses, travel to hospital costs, food, vitamins, period products, wigs and fabric supports and help under the NHS low income scheme.

When the NHS can pay for ongoing care

Information about when the NHS can pay for ongoing care known as Hospital Based Complex Clinical Care.