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Haemophiliacs infected with Hepatitis C through NHS supplied blood or blood products must contact the England Infected Blood Support Scheme (EIBSS) as they may be entitled to a free Prescription Prepayment Certificate (PPC). They must be an approved beneficiary of EIBSS.

You are not entitled to free NHS prescriptions because of your condition alone, you must have a valid PPC to collect them with.

Email: nhsbsa.eibss@nhs.net

Telephone: 0300 330 1294

Address: FREEPOST EIBSS NHSBSA
152 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 6SN

You might be able to get more help if you or your partner are getting a qualifying benefit or exemption . If you’re not covered by a benefit or exemption, you can apply for help through the NHS Low Income Scheme by completing a HC1 application.

Check what help you could get to pay for NHS costs and apply online.