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.

This content applies to Wales

Explains who can get free prescriptions in Wales and gives links to an NHS Wales website for details of help available with glasses and sight tests, dental treatment, travel costs.

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.

Link to the Age UK websites for information on when the NHS can pay for ongoing care, in a care home or your own home.