Finding and using health services

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Looking after your teeth is really important. We explain the differences between NHS and private treatment.


NHS Services

You don't just have to rely on your local GP if you need to get seen. There are many other services you can make use of.
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Your rights in hospital

A hospital stay can be a difficult time - knowing what your rights are can make you feel more confident about what to expect.
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Help with health costs

While most NHS Services are free, some still charge, such as prescriptions, and eye tests and glasses. 

Find out more about what you can and can't claim for.  
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Your Age UK

Set your location to see what Age UK offers in your local area.

Age UK Advice:
0800 169 6565

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Feeling low?

Talking treatments involve talking to someone who is specially trained to help us manage our feelings.

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