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Free coffee, tea or soft drink plus a snack in return for giving the gift of life
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About this time last year, I posted a "deal" like this and it picked up so much support, and, even though it's still hovering about and others have posted similar deals throughout … Read more
myusernamehasgone234

This still isn’t a vaginal/ anal sex issue. From the website you quoted “When a woman has vaginal sex with a partner who’s HIV-positive, HIV can enter her body through the mucous membranes that line the vagina and cervix. Most women who get HIV get it from vaginal sex. Men can also get HIV from having vaginal sex with a woman who’s HIV-positive. This is because vaginal fluid and blood can carry HIV. Men get HIV through the opening at the tip of the penis (or urethra); the foreskin if they’re not circumcised; or small cuts, scratches, or open sores anywhere on the penis. See the Prevention Q&As for information on how to lower your risk of getting HIV from vaginal sex.” Vaginal or Anal you are still at risk of catching HIV if you have unprotected sex with a partner with HIV The screener questions are designed to minimise the risk of potential donors having blood born viruses like hiv. They screen out the highest risk groups from the stats they have available, this happens includes gay men as well as anyone paid for sex, IV drug users, people who have had sex is country’s with high rates of HIV. You also have to wait after having a tattoo or piercing in case a dirty potentially contaminated needle was used. Transmission from tattoos is very these days due to proper licensing and proper sterilisation. “It’s possible to get HIV from tattooing or body piercing if the equipment used for these procedures has someone else’s blood in it or if the ink is shared. The risk of getting HIV this way is very low, but the risk increases when the person doing the procedure is unlicensed, because of the potential for unsanitary practices such as sharing needles or ink. If you get a tattoo or a body piercing, be sure that the person doing the procedure is properly licensed and that they use only new or sterilized needles, ink, and other supplies.” People who have had previous transfusions are also not allowed to donate.

Mada06

I'm giving blood tomorrow, this will be the last time until I have done the marathon in April. Stocks are very low over Christmas so wanted to make sure I kept to my appointment even if it meant taking the day off from work.

crank_girl

No I haven't. Anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV transmission. Non penetrative sex is very low risk. It's the type of sex that should determine the risk, not the people having it. https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/risk/analsex.html

John.Host

Lol.... Who knows !! Just plain old homophobia I guess.

myusernamehasgone234

(skeptical) You’ve totally missed the point here. Anal sex isn’t anymore risky than other types of sex it’s the prevalence of HIV and AIDS is greater in Gay men than other groups. Not all gay men will be having anal sex Other higher risks groups such as people who have had sex abroad in some African countries are excluded from donating too as these countries are known to have a much higher prevalence of HIV and AIDS.

Free quitting advice and tips @ NHS
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Now there are even more ways to stop smoking than ever. Get your FREE support now! To get you started we’d recommend the Smoking Quit Kit and face–to–face support from your local … Read more
Ban_Anas

just quoting to point out that i have already quoted you - thus saying "nope" is "not very clever" (??) (in addition to the fact that you did it again.... - "just telling you to have one"....). - why do you think the nhs website suggests e-cigs as a smoking cessation device ? - the link is at the top of the page..... (- but we both know you don't read / are incapable of refrencing information...)

themachman

Nope just telling you to have one as youre that uptight. or have a tug on your e-cig that doesnt cause coughing (poo)

Ban_Anas

(to point out that you are in a NHS smoking cessation thread - telling people to "have ciggys" etc....)

Ban_Anas

just quoting you for people to see...

themachman

Very touchy ain't you? Have a ciggy and relax (y)

Free condoms services  @ NHS
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Lilmissprincess

(lol) (lol)

Zoea

A Pound?

HotGBDeals

Abusing the NHS when already short of resources is a little unfair. The cost to the NHS of policing and distributing, far outweighs the cost buying from piundland

fattyflumpalump

I live in a semi and I'm not fat, although I can get a bit noisy in the bedroom department (y)

coolio887

cheapskates. why not buy them if you can afford them rather than costing the public health service money.

Giving Blood isn’t scary Please Donate, Free Drink, biscuits as a reward along with a card & keyfob
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As it’s Halloween tomorrow, I thought it would be good time to post a remind to folks about giving blood. I was really shocked to hear how few young people are donors. Blood.co.u… Read more
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Savo

They don't want mine apparently :-)

FEELY

We now have to make our own brew. So instead of sitting down and rehydration we have to read a manual to work out how to make a brew. Then carry it across the room to the table to sit down if there is a chair. I'm disabled so have fun carrying hot drinks, yet no one was available to help. And last time they had no bourbon biscuits arrrrrrr

Bodrick

Last time I gave blood in France I got sandwiches and beer. We really need to up our game.

soopdragon

I just wanted to add my thanks to people who donate. I wouldn't be here without blood donors and my dad would also have died without the blood he received. I can't donate unfortunately but the people who do are all life savers. Thank you (angel)

Nicholas_PearsoncdE

just signed up and will be doing it soon, my sister already does it :)

INFORMATION FOR FREE NASAL SPRAY FLU VACCINE FOR CHILDREN.
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Found 18th OctFound 18th Oct
thought this was worth a post.i as a father remember having to take my children for there jabs.it was unpleasant for them.so the NHS have made it a lot easier for parents and child… Read more
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ssc1

tldr.

Fly_agaric

Hmm, first you attack vaccination in general, now only flu vaccines. British Medical Journal link leads to an article, which is not widely available - it's a paid content. The fragment we can read for free, in no way proves anything you say. My conclusion - there are some reasons to believe that not all flu (let's just focus on this one) vaccines are equally safe and researched enough, but instead of fear-mongering, I'd rather advise checking the ones available from NHS, or in your local pharmacy thoroughly and doing your own research on the particular one. Try focusing more on sites that refer to governmental and scientific institutions and provide links to actual reports, not the ones that do not even link the reports they quote and you will be fine.

Mav01

I am passing on messages that would concern any parent or patient regarding the Flu Vaccine's harmful effects which have been reported on extensively including in the British Medical Journal. I see that the well-funded Big Pharma/Vaccine Manufacturer's lobby group is out in force. Ignoring all the evidence and pushing vaccines is Big Pharma's job. It is a billion-dollar industry -- big money, big profits. Having worked for the NHS, I am well aware how influential Big Pharma is and can effectively lobby the NHS to do what they want -- despite the dangers. The official NHS line which doctors are 'required' to follow is to give 'Flu Vaccines'. Now there are many doctors who disagree, but are 'required' to follow the official NHS line, otherwise their careers would be curtailed. Especially as the NHS is the biggest health employer in the UK -- few doctors would publicly disagree. It was reported in the reputable British Medical Journal. Link referencing British Medical Journal: https://www.vaccinationinformationnetwork.com/flu-vaccines-worthless-and-dangerous/ and British Medical Journal Link: https://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.f3037 Yes, the British Medical Journal is an authority. The other sites I quoted above are pointing out the harmful effects. As I already pointed out the evidence of the harmful effects of the flu vaccine is overwhelming. Ultimately, it is down to patient choice, the information that they have and what harm parents and patients will permit on themselves and their children. Be warned that there are 'propaganda' websites whose intentions are to push the pro-vaccine agenda for well-funded vaccine manufacturers. Over and Out....

Givemewhatiordered

Here's some background information on the sites provided and who actually runs them Natural News (In short alternative medicine won the 2016 award for false health information) https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.forbes.com/sites/kavinsenapathy/2016/12/23/naturalnonsense-friends-dont-let-friends-read-natural-news/amp/ Mercola (in short Dietary Supplements ordered by the court to stop spreading lies and false information to vulnerable people) https://www.quackwatch.org/11Ind/mercola.html Vaccination Information Network (in short while it may sound like a professional website it's actually imitating a real vaccine information website and to begin with started as a Facebook page that still prompted homeopathy) https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Vaccination_Information_Network There's some evidence on the background of the links provided my advice is go speak to someone who works for the NHS. If you think there big pharma and their all making so much money from scamming healthy people and making them sick how comes the NHS are billions of pounds in defecit and the doctors and nurses work 100s of hours unpaid a year handing over patients for terrible money and unsociable hours?

NHS PRESCRIPTION SAVING £104 12 months or £29.10 3 months - with Prepayment certificate (England Residents mainly)
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This is more of awareness than a deal but it’s great for people who have a short term illness but on high income and have to pay for their prescription which is usual £8.80 per ite… Read more
Dog_Man

Dont forget diabetics can get a free card. Also never very well publicised

dreamsofubuntu

I can tell you that people are idiots in general and it's good that you can't just go buy medications, it's not that these drugs are cheaper abroad it's because you can't buy them off prescription chances are they're actually cheaper here but not for the consumer, the NHS actually makes money from these prescriptions. As for that care home scenario it wasn't the law preventing you from doing that and if anything if the patient had died chances are you'd of all been in front of a panel at some point explaining why you let them die.

dreamsofubuntu

Should be the same for dental as well so that's something Most likely you didn't get an NHS receipt at the time? to be able to get a refund you need to have an NHS receipt form completed by the pharmacy at the time of dispensing which is date stamped and signed by a member of staff with the amount paid for the items dispensed if you don't get that then you won't be able to get a refund, you have 28 days from the date on the receipt to get a refund from any pharmacy and 6 months to claim a refund direct from the NHS Business Authority (you post it off with a claims form) It's also good to know that some pharmacies now have the ability to process a 6 or 12 month PPC in-store if you ask I know this is now the case in LloydsPharmacy although it's fairly new so do expect a little bit of confusuion as they try and work out how to put it through the till ;) Unfortunately parental income can be a factor as well I believe?

ciderno1

Make sure you put in the date that you paid for your medicines as the start date of your ppc. Hope that helps (y)

w0z

If you have a pre-pay cert, If you can get an NHS receipt (FP57) from the online pharmacist when you pay for the prescription(s) you should be able to claim the cost back.

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Free annual health checks for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability.
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Found 20th AugFound 20th Aug
Free annual health checks for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability.
People with a learning disability often have poorer physical and mental health than other people. This does not need to be the case. An annual health check helps you stay well by … Read more
Dynamofdh

Voted Hot

RuthCrowley

They are not private ltd companies normally. I can assure you the accounts do not work like that - and yes I DO know. I also know how the income has changed over the years. Anyway it does not matter. The point is for learning disabilities this is a great opportunity to get a health check and health plan with your GP.

somerandomguy

More detail here about the LD healthchecks payment https://digital.nhs.uk/services/general-practice-gp-collections/service-information/learning-disabilities-health-check-scheme GPs are incentivised to provide all sorts of care- they get paid for patients being on many pathways (warfarin is another). Yes there are costs to the surgery for doing these things but you do realise that a GP surgery is a private company, so the profit on income ends up in the partners bank accounts?

n15hu

Went to doctor with a strawberry on my head. Doctor said....you’ll need cream for that. Lol (excited)

laplap

Thanks.8)

NHS Health Check: Free check-up of your overall health
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NHS Health Check: Free check-up of your overall health
The NHS Health Check is a free check-up of your overall health. It can tell you whether you're at higher risk of getting certain health problems, such as: heart disease diab… Read more
NitrousX123

So what about those under the age of 40, do we just have to call our GPs to book a appointment

redmouse2

just had one of these checks.... bp= 150chol= 6 doc suggested i take tablets to lower the chol. i refused as barely over the normal 5. it's true nhs is sponsored by the multi £bn pharmaceutical industry p.s just checked bp= 135 ridiculous i tell ya

kate50dadford

NHS adult check can be done by a HCA no GP or nurse required

bbfb123

No medical crackpot is going to apply his leaches to me!

RedRain

Have to disagree Bud if that was the case the Gov have had 7 years to stream line it and failed i use the NHS alot it's being underfunded year on year and it is being driven into the ground i have noticed a massive difference all privite enity need to get out of it as well love the NHS its sad to see it in its current state and people not standing up for it

Become an Organ Donor please - Change upto 9 Lives
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Become an Organ Donor please - Change upto 9 Lives
Over 400 people died last year before the right donor was found. Give someone a gift of life ! An opt-out law is under consideration but let’s take an initiative to register ours… Read more
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manug

Very clear and answers a lot of questions on organ donation.

momble

Perhaps this website, and in particular this page, might help answer some of the questions and fears in the comments. https://www.organdonation.nhs.uk//supporting-my-decision/myth-busting/

viniteng

Very informative and insightful! Thank you.

loiterer

Good to know the diagnosis was benign. I hope it gets sorted quickly as any thyroid upset can turn both your body and mind into an alien world. I'm sure you'll overcome any fears about (live) organ donation if ever you get news of a close relative or life partner having kidney failure and you are found to be a donor match. Though I'm not quite sure from your comment if you have any apprehensions about (post-mortem) organ donation. Existential death is the off switch we all hit, but an organ or two removed for transplant after death are definitely no longer required by the donor. I'm not sure if it is still UK law: Every one of us who dies without having been seen by a doctor 28 days prior to death, or has no doctor able to sign a death certificate, will undergo a post-mortem (autopsy) examination where every internal organ and the brain is removed and further dissected out so a pathologist can determine the cause of death and issue a green note allowing your body to be released for preferred funeral rites. Even if you are a registered organ donor if your death is sudden and unexpected or is the result of an accident or suspicious you will be autopsied and no donation is possible.

Pinksparkles1973

My message above I added a hug emoji, but it's been changed to a high five?!.... and I can't edit it?..... it was a hug anyway, take care x

Free EHIC Card
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Found 4th AugFound 4th Aug
As we are in the middle of Summer and for all we know it could be last summer before Brexit and EHIC Card may become invalid before the next summer. A valid European Health Insur… Read more
Angelove

I would like to know as well!

ann.mccabe

Would love to know which company you used for annual worldwide multi trip insurance including pre existing conditions for under £200. I just tried to get a quote and because my husband had a very mild heart attack 7 weeks ago we were quoted over £1000 for him and £109 for me

mooota1514

I've had mine for a while and if you are regular on the Martin Lewis website you will already knew about this https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/travel/free-ehic-card/

brianp9

Always been free - and don't rely on it as insurance You will pay what locals pay and in some cases as with one of my trips to France 5% of cost and the cost of an ambulance but take it because they will ask for it

Rastafari

It is to facilitate proving that the holder is a UK resident and thus entitled to receive equal treatment with regards to healthcare as nationals of the member state they have travelled to. Travel insurance is mainly to cover the cost of chargeable healthcare.

Donate Blood - Low stocks due to recent hot weather - Plus Free Tea / Coffee / Biscuits
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Donate Blood - Low stocks due to recent hot weather - Plus Free Tea / Coffee / Biscuits
Just a reminder around giving blood, due to recent hot weather there has been a drop in blood donations, type O negative is in short supply. As well as saving lives, you also get … Read more
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Ar460rn

Bump for this thread, as I've just clocked up my 45th donation.

martaluscious

Thank you all for donating your blood. Transfusion saved my life 3 months ago. And although I wont be able to donate blood, two of my friends started donating theirs after my surgery. I also make sure that my son who is 6yo, is aware of how important blood donating is. Thank you one more time. It could be one of you who saved my life

fossman

I have been trying to book an appointment for about 6 months, every time I looked on the app the available appointments were in 3 to 4 months time. Imagine my shock when I checked last night and managed to get an appointment for today. Today was my 25th donation and the whole process of donating is still very drawn out, I usually try and book one of the first appointments of the session as you tend to get seen quicker but today was a mid session appointment and took around 1 hour 20 minutes from arriving at the venue to leaving the venue.

benbojangles

When the NHS stops giving me 6 month referral times, has an effective GP service, stops over charging prescriptions, offers cheap tests and screenings like those you can now buy cheaply online, improves NHS dental treatment to be more than just a preventative care service, gets on it's knees and begs for forgiveness, then I might consider giving blood. otherwise it's just not getting naff all.

Rob.

100% agree with this. I'm O-neg and have donated 5+ times, but every time I try and book there are no slots in my area for 3 months. Turned up on a whim once and ended up sitting for 2hrs until every one else had left.

10 Minute Shake Ups Change4life
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10 Minute Shake Ups Change4life
Change4Life and Disney have teamed up again to bring you new Shake Up games inspired by The Incredibles 2. These 10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count … Read more
Chicken Pox Vaccine free at NHS (certain criteria on immune system)
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Chicken Pox Vaccine free at NHS (certain criteria on immune system)
Many of you would of remembered that horrible case last year that made national news of that boy with awfulChicken Pox Boots and Superdrug cashed in by offering the vaccine privat… Read more
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Mrlossy

Splender the reply was to the original picture since replaced. It showed a child covered in spots and in agony. You can see others also thought it innapropriate. It's clear you didn't see the original picture...

splender

Could you find a better one on the internet and post here please?

smokeycat

I had shingles on my eyelid. Had to have strong antibiotics as if left unchecked can lead to blindness. Don't take any chances. see your GP.

smokeycat

I have a weak immune system due to arthritis medication, chicken pox is dangerous to me. I have to avoid anyone who has it. Amazed how many parents do t even think to tell you their child has it. It's a killer to a minority of people. You have to take this illness seriously.

wendy.kemp

Antiviral are a must and as soon as you suspect shingles. I have recently had it and it's no fun :(

Free Nhs Calorie Checker
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Free Nhs Calorie Checker
Calorie checkerCheck the calorie value of over 150,000 food and drinks, using this handy calorie checker. You can even search branded products. No use to me as i have perfect body … Read more
pandaa

They should make an app

SergioAgueroismine

You can have the chips, I don't do carbs, not good for ya

Chrisrules334

Yes please!

SergioAgueroismine

Mussels and chips...

SergioAgueroismine

Yeah whatever.... Great anecdote... Lol

Free Nhs Health Check ( 40 - 74 ) @ NHS
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Free Nhs Health Check ( 40 - 74 ) @ NHS
Look after your healthFrom online interactive tools and self-assessments to NHS Health Check – there are lots of ways you can check and assess your health. Finding out more abou… Read more
firstofficer

How exactly is this a deal? Cold.

bowerman

Do you call your local GP to arrange or where?

RUSSt

I posted this original because I'm going for my mother at the docs monday god knows what he will say lose weight stop drinking take more exercise and so on

RUSSt

Anything concerned with health matters has to be good

xigent

They have to do more than offer statins they have convince patients to accept the prescriptions. Receiving more money if they do this is an incentive no matter how it’s worded. I used statins as an example, my point being that regular standardised health checks would be very beneficial as long as safeguards are put in place to avoid the over prescription of drugs. Early diagnosis of conditions that present no symptoms in the early stages would benefit the patients, the NHS and the taxpayer.

European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
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European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
It has been posted many times in the past but always a good thing to have if you travel to the EU. "A valid European Health Insurance Card gives you the right to access state-pro… Read more
supermann

No, it's Hot UK Moneymaking Scheme. For the owners that is. Bit like the MoneyEarningExpert site. As an aside, can you imagine how much money sites like this would probably make if healthcare was more like the US here? MoneyEarningExpert would rake in a small fortune with all those comparisons going on.

RedmanDealer

Thanks for the reminder, got mine a few days ago, took a week to be delivered. Anything that helps getting treatment quicker is a bonus, but it is in addition to insurance not a substitute.

Brianliptov

You can only avail of emergency public hospital care with the card and need travel insurance for the rest or pay the bill. Of course you won't get it after march 2019. I'll still be European when you're gone :)

iGlad

Spain received 75million visitors in 2016 and it’s tourism sector was worth 77 billion euros. This only accounts for 5% of it’s GDP. (data: World Economic Forum). So I guess the 135,000 English immigrants permanently living in Spain who are eating and drinking at ‘Bill’s English Bar’ must make up the remaining 95% of Spain’s GDP.

machomansavage

How will brexit effect these? I used to have one what do they entitle you to? Free medical cover abroad?

NHS FREE Fitness app.
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NHS FREE Fitness app.
If you're looking for ways to help improve your health and fitness, you can download the free NHS fitness app Active 10 . The free app (downloadable for Apple/iOS and Androi… Read more
Bluebella

Your are correct to a point however the point of the NHS guidance is to "encourage" people to at least do some exercise. They have done research on this and there is a sliding scale of benefits and doing just 10 minutes will make a huge difference compared to doing nothing at all. Stating that people need to do an hour day will simple terrify many people who are out-of-shape, overworked and tired, and many of them will think that there's no hope so wont even bother trying. I started my exercise routines doing just 10 minutes and when I started to get fitter and healthier, my interest fitness grew and I started trying new things and extending my workouts. A few years later and I'm full of energy and love doing longer workouts but there was a time in my life when the idea of doing an hours exercise a day would seem like torture.

Dealmessiah

I thought you were joking until I read the article. *Facepalm*

jhsmith87

Sex is great exercise. Maybe that should be prescribed.

bold_guy

Just goto the gym or even swimming is good for you and your joints not the type you smoke (flirt)

thr0tt

Have you got the deal on the cereal please as I’ve got a tank of petrol and ready to go once my pizzas turn up.

Donate Blood - stocks low! (Ftea, coffee, biscuits, and an ID keyring with your blood type on it)
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Donate Blood - stocks low! (Ftea, coffee, biscuits, and an ID keyring with your blood type on it)
“Because of the recent weather, we haven’t collected the usual amount of blood donations. It is going to take a month to get blood stock levels back to normal, so we have made more… Read more
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Humphman

Would love to be able to give blood but I'm a type 1 diabetic so no can do ;(

OmendataII

ENGLAND ONLY - THE MOST IMPORTANT POINT AND YOU MISSED IT IN YOUR BLURB! TSK TSK

Andrew_Williams

and also give us money for our blood

cloughja

It's very wrong people have to wait for 2 hours. No wonder there's a shortage of blood. Have made an appointment for next week.

Jimbo111

I would be happy to give blood regularly, but it isn't easy trying to work out where they're going to be taking blood and when. It would be great if I could pop into a&e, or better still a local clinic with free parking and donate it whenever I am free, but what seems to happen in Wigan is the circus rolls into town, they hire a big venue and hope everybody just happens to be free on that day. Maybe it actually works better than my method, but i've only managed to give blood once just because it usually isn't convenient when I remember to check if they're taking it locally.

Get a Free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
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Get a Free European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
I know this has been around for a very long time, but I think it's worth mentioning again, as some people don't seem to know about it, or what it entitles the holder to, when trave… Read more
The_HUKD_Cookie_Monster

Ordered it on the 13th, came in the post this morning.

Muhsin

Just applied. Thanks for the heads up OP. Heat added! (highfive)

sheffield788

Something went wrong, these come in a few days usually.

guttediam

Keep meaning to renew mine. Thanx for the reminder Op

purkles

Thanks :D Mine had expired and I hadn't noticed .

NHS prescription charges are going up on 1 April. Buy a prepayment certificate & potentially save HUNDREDS! [cost: £104 for a full year, £29 for 3 months, or 10 monthly Direct Debit payments of £10.40] (SAVE as much as £300+ pa)
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NHS prescription charges are going up on 1 April. Buy a prepayment certificate & potentially save HUNDREDS! [cost: £104 for a full year, £29 for 3 months, or 10 monthly Direct Debit payments of £10.40] (SAVE as much as £300+ pa)
***Single prescription charge rises to £8.80 on 1 April 2018 but the prepayment certificate price stays the same - even more of a bargain now (figures below updated)*** How to sa… Read more
Newbold

Even better value than before. The single prescription charge rises to £8.80 on 1 April 2018 but the prepayment certificate price stays the same - even more of a bargain now.

piginabox

Summary of England, Scotland, Wales posts; different countries do things differently! :{

Harley_Mick

https://www.england.nhs.uk/blog/penny-woods-2/

Harley_Mick

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40927705 https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/sep/08/postcode-lottery-revealed-in-nhs-care

Harley_Mick

The United Kingdom actually refers to the Union of Great Britain (that is, England, Scotland and Wales) and Northern Ireland; Scotland has always had and Northern Ireland has had for some time a different legal system and the Queen is quite separately Queen of Scotland and Queen of England - she even changes Christian denomination when she moves between the two countries