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Welfare Factsheets

If you suffer from a disability after an accident, industrial illness, or medical negligence, you may be entitled to certain benefits to help supplement your income and cover essential healthcare costs. We've put together these factsheets with details about the financial support available.

  1. Injured at Work Benefits
    Information about the Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit, which provides support for people who have suffered injury or illness at work
  2. Help With Health Costs
    Financial support may be available for NHS prescriptions and check ups if you are on a low income
  3. Long Term Disability
    Information about benefits for long term disability, including: Personal Independent Payments, Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance and Cold weather payment
  4. Vaccine Damage Payment
    You may be eligible for a one-off payment if you have been left disabled following a vaccination
  5. Employment and Support Allowance
    If you are too ill to work you may be able to claim ESA
  6. Universal Credit
    Find out if you are eligible for Universal Credit, which will eventually replace many existing benefits
  7. Travel Costs
    If you are disabled you may qualify for free travel on public transport as well as road tax exemption and other benefits
  8. Sick Pay
    Information about Statutory Sick Pay entitlement and other allowances if you are off work because of illness

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