Under 26s can now get free NHS dental treatment in Scotland
Anyone aged 25 and under who is registered with a Scottish dental practice can now get free NHS treatment. The change takes force immediately and patients aren’t required to opt-in. Those who started a course of NHS treatment before their 26th birthday can also now get this for free.
25 August 2021
NHS to offer free flu jabs to all over-50s from December
The move is an attempt to combat the "twin threats" of flu and coronavirus this winter
20 November 2020
Workers who self-isolate due to coronavirus to get three more days of statutory sick pay
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that workers who are told to self-isolate to prevent the spread of coronavirus will soon qualify for statutory sick pay from the first day they take off, not the fourth
4 March 2020
NHS prescription charge to rise to £9.15
The NHS prescription charge in England is set to increase by 15p to £9.15 from April
4 March 2020
New EHICs now issued without EU symbol – but you CAN still use them until at least the end of the year
European Health Insurance Cards (EHICs) issued in the UK will no longer feature the European symbol. But don't worry, they will still be accepted in participating countries until at least the end of 2020
10 February 2020
Cost of NHS dental care to rise next month
Charges for NHS dental services in England are set to rise by 5% on 1 April, the Government has announced - so if you've been meaning to go to the dentist, see if you can go before then to avoid paying extra
13 March 2019
NHS prescription charge to rise to £9
The NHS prescription charge in England is set to increase by 20p to £9 – but hundreds of thousands of patients could save by getting a 'prescription season ticket'
21 February 2019
New NHS tool lets you check if you can get free prescriptions
It takes around three minutes to use and could save you £100+/yr
11 September 2018
Revealed: 10,000s overpay for hay fever meds via prescriptions
Tens of thousands of hay fever sufferers are overpaying for tablets - in some cases by more than £6 each time
8 May 2018
Three million let their EHIC expire last year - check yours now
Almost three million people let their European Health Insurance Card run out in 2017
13 March 2018
13 October 2021
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Government app to be launched next year, allowing Brits to access free schools meals and change driving licence details in one place15 October 2021The Government has unveiled plans to launch an app that will allow users to access Gov.uk services all in one place. The new app will allow users to look up information and apply for different Government features through one account.
15 October 2021Important changes to the way insurers charge new and existing customers are on their way, which will put an end to the 'loyalty premium' borne by consumers, says MoneySavingExpert.com founder Martin Lewis.
15 October 2021The UK advertising watchdog has banned an advert issued by Voxi, a subsidiary of Vodafone, for "misleading" customers over data and pricing.
15 October 2021Vaccinated travellers entering England from abroad will be able to take a day two lateral flow test instead of a more expensive PCR test from Monday 24 October, in a move by the UK Government to make going abroad cheaper and easier ahead of October half-term.
15 October 2021The coronavirus outbreak is causing major travel disruption around the globe
21 September 2021There are more myths and misunderstandings about student finance than any other subject. So in this blog is my updated 2021/22 version of the must knows, with links to far more info.
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