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NHS TRAVEL COSTS

You can get help with the necessary cost of travel to receive NHS treatment under the care of a consultant if you or your *partner:

  • are a war pensioner and the treatment is for your accepted disablement
  • are getting, or your partner gets (and includes travel by your dependent children):
    • Income Support
    • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (Incapacity Benefit or Disability Living Allowance do not count as they are not income related)
    • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • are named on a valid HC2 certificate.
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

Partial help: if you are named on a valid HC3 certificate you might get some help.

*Your partner should have been included in your claim for these benefits.

NHS WIGS AND FABRIC SUPPORTS

You can get free wigs and fabric supports if you:

  • are under 16
  • are aged 16, 17 or 18 and in full-time education
  • are a hospital in-patient
  • are a war pensioner and the wig or fabric support is for your accepted disablement and you have a valid war pension exemption certificate
  • are getting or your partner gets:
    • Income Support
    • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (Incapacity Benefit or Disability Living Allowance do not count as they are not income related)
    • Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • are named on a valid HC2 certificate.

Partial help: if you are named on a valid HC3 certificate you might get some help.