Which NHS services do you have to pay for?

Find out costs for dentist visits, prescriptions, and other items.

Some NHS services and items are not free, such as prescriptions, NHS dentist visits, eye tests, wigs, and patient transport.

Some people may be exempt from charges, based on on a range of factors such as your age, income or benefits, clinical condition, or circumstances.

You can find the latest charges and exemption rules, on the Help with Health Costs section of the NHS website.


Get advice about NHS dental charges

The Oral Health Foundation is a national charity that runs a helpline and email service giving the public free and impartial advice on topics, such as dental terms and treatment procedures, dental charges, and complaints procedures.

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