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Document Am I exempt from paying for NHS prescriptions if I’m aged 16 - 19 and have finished full-time education?

No, you're not automatically entitled to free NHS prescriptions if you’ve left / finished full-time education unless;
  • you get, or are included in an award of someone getting, a qualifying benefit
     
  • you hold a valid exemption certificate in your name


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