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The categories on the current FP10 prescription, in use from February 2020, are:
  • A - is 60 years of age or over or is under 16 years of age
     
  • B - is 16, 17 or 18 and in full time education
     
  • D - Maternity exemption certificate
     
  • E - Medical exemption certificate
     
  • F - Prescription pre-payment certificate
     
  • G - Prescription exemption certificate issued by Ministry of Defence
     
  • L - HC2 (full help) certificate
     
  • H - Income support or Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
     
  • K - Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
     
  • M - Tax Credit exemption certificate
     
  • S - Pension Credit Guarantee Credit (including partners)
     
  • U - Universal Credit and meets the criteria. Find out more at www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/UC

The categories on the previous FP10 prescription, in use before February 2020, are:
 
  • A – Under 16.
     
  • B – 16, 17 or 18 in full time education.
     
  • C – Aged 60 years or over.
     
  • D – Has a valid Maternity exemption certificate.
     
  • E – Has a valid Medical exemption certificate.
     
  • F – Has a valid Prescription Prepayment Certificate.
     
  • G - Has a valid War Pension exemption certificate.
     
  • L – Is named on a valid HC2 certificate.
     
  • X – Has been prescribed free-of-charge contraceptives.
     
  • H – *Gets Income Support or Employment and Support Allowance (Income based) (ESA (IB)).
     
  • K – *Gets Job Seekers Allowance (Income based (JSA IB)).
     
  • M – *Is named on, or is entitled to a Tax Credit exemption certificate.
     
  • S - *Gets Pension Credit Guarantee Credit (PCGC).
*person completing the declaration should enter the name, date of birth and  NI number of the person who gets the benefit.
 
If a patient receives a qualifying element Universal Credit (UC), they can tick box K if using the previous version of the FP10.
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