NHS Low Income Scheme

If you currently receive low income, you might be eligible to receive help with health costs and other expenses through the NHS Low Income Scheme. This includes:

For full information visit: https://www.your-benefits.co.uk/health/nhs-low-income-scheme/

How to get a HC1 form https://www.your-benefits.co.uk/health/nhs-low-income-scheme/hc1-form/

Print the form, fill it out and send by post in a stamped envelope to:

Low Income Scheme
NHS Business Services Authority
Bridge House
152 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

If you’re referred to hospital or other NHS premises for specialist NHS treatment or diagnostic tests by a doctor, dentist or another primary care health professional, you may be able to claim a refund of reasonable travel costs under the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme (HTCS).

This page explains who’s eligible for the scheme and how to make a claim.