NHS ‘Check before you tick’ campaign

This campaign, organised by NHS England and NHS Improvement, aims to help people understand their eligibility to receive free prescriptions and how to claim correctly.

This follows research from people making benefit-related claims who felt they needed more support to understand they are not automatically exempt.

The campaign encourages people to use an online eligibility checker tool from the NHS, which takes less than five minutes to complete. Visit nhs.uk/checkbeforeyoutick.

There is also a briefing document providing advice for those in a position to help people understand and manage their prescription costs.

Helping patients understand and manage their prescription costs