The UK is one of the few Nations in the world that offers free healthcare to its residents. According to the figures released by the government, the National Health Service (NHS) provides care for over 1 million patients every 36 hours.

Besides access to free health coverage, people who are ill or have a disability are entitled to some financial support and other help. For example, a Disability Living Allowance and VAT relief.  

In this section, we’ll tell you what you need to know about the NHS. Find out about the care provided, how to access it, and what other help you can get if you are ill or disabled in the UK.   

Accessing healthcare in the UK

Read about the National Health Service.
Find out about the available financial support you can access if you are ill or disabled in the UK.

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National Health Service

Free Healthcare

See how the NHS works. Learn the requirements and documentation needed to access free healthcare in the UK.

Financial Support for the Disabled in the UK

Financial support for the disabled

Find out what help you qualify for if you are disabled.