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Apply online for help with NHS costs

If you find it difficult to pay for your NHS costs you could get help depending on your financial circumstances.

You do not have to be claiming benefits to apply. If you're employed with a low income you may be eligible for help. We'll take your total household income, Council Tax and housing costs into account.

If you apply online, you will:

  • complete your application in around 20 minutes
  • be asked personalised questions based on your circumstances
  • get instant confirmation that we've received your application
  • get a reference number to use if you have any queries
I'm not sure if I should apply online

You already get full help with health costs, and do not need to apply online, if you or your partner get:

You also get partial help with health costs if you are:

If you're still not sure if you should apply, check what help you can get by using our eligibility checker.

Do you want to apply online?

Do you want to apply online?