You can get help with the cost of prescriptions, glasses, dentist and other health essentials

Did you know that students are eligible to apply for reduced health costs from the NHS? We can tell you how

You have to complete a form and send evidence (in a freepost envelope which comes with the form) to support your application.
You can get help with the cost of:

  • NHS dental treatment
  • Eye test, contact lenses and glasses
  • Prescriptions
  • Hospital travel

…………and more.
There is set criteria, so do read the form carefully before you apply. Some of you may be exempt from paying any charge if you receive certain DWP Benefits or you have certain illnesses or disability.

You can access a readable version of the HC1 form or find out all the essential information

Please come and talk to Student Advice if you have any questions. We can help you, but unfortunately we can’t tell you if you qualify or not.

Student Advice Service

Helen is the Student Advice Service Manager within Student Services and is based in Tithe Barn on the Moulsecoomb campus

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