Financial and legal issues can be big questions that may take some time to think through. Take your time and seek advice where appropriate.
On this page you'll find links to more information that may be useful.
Information on benefits for people with a disability or care needs due to their MS or for people caring for someone with MS.
Help with health costs
If you live in England and need prescription medicines on a regular basis, pre-payment certificates (PPC) may be a more cost effective. Prescriptions are free in Scotland, Wales and Northern Irelnd
NHS Low Income Scheme
If you are on a low income but are not exempt from charges for NHS prescriptions, dental or optician services or for travel to receive treatment, the NHS Low Income Scheme may be able to help
The Blue Badge scheme provides parking benefits for people with a disability who travel either as a driver or a passenger. If you receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA) or Personal Independence Payment (PIP) you may be able to apply for free or reduced vehicle tax on your car.
Information on sources of legal advice and support in upholding your rights
A to Z of MS
The A to Z of MS contains a wide range of information about MS such as, symptoms and treatments, medical information and all aspects of living with MS.
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Last updated: September 2017
Last reviewed: June 2018
This page will be reviewed within three years