You can have a free NHS checkup here, and NHS help with paying for specs or contacts, if:

  • You’re under 16, or under 19 and in full-time education
  • You have very powerful specs or contacts – we can tell you whether they are that strong
  • You get Pension Credit Guarantee Credit
  • You get Income Support
  • You get Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (not Contribution-based)
  • You get Employment and Support Allowance that is Income-based (not Contribution-based)
  • You are entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • You are named on a valid NHS certificate for help with health costs (HC2 and maybe HC3) or
  • You’re a prisoner on leave from prison.

You can also have a free NHS checkup here if:

  • You’re  60 or over
  • You have diabetes
  • You have glaucoma or a medical eye-doctor said you are especially at risk of it
  • You have a parent, child, brother or sister with glaucoma, if you are over 40, or
  • You’re Registered Vision-Impaired.