NHS prescriptions: The benefits and illnesses that qualify for free prescriptions

Claimants should qualify for free prescriptions if they earn £435 or less in the last assessment period or if they took home £935 or less if they have responsibility for a child.

On the Government website, it states that Britons are also entitled to free prescriptions if they or their partner receive, this includes those in civil partnerships, or who’re under the age of 20 and are dependent on someone receiving:

Income Support

Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

If a person has a valid NHS tax credits exemption certificate they may be eligible for a free prescription.

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