Information on benefits for people with a disability or care needs due to their MS or for people caring for someone with MS.
Grants and financial help
There are a number of possible sources of financial help for specific items or for short breaks.
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 looking for insurance, telling insurers about your MS and support if you have a complaint against an insurance company
Information on sources of legal advice and support in upholding your rights
Last updated: 10 September 2015
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