The PelvicToner is an approved pelvic toning device under the NHS Drugs Tariff. This means that it is available for your GP to prescribe to you.
What to take to your GP
Despite our best efforts, your GP may not be aware of the PelvicToner, or that he or she can prescribe it to you. So, if you are planning to ask your GP to prescribe it, we recommend that you NHS Fact Sheet (PDF)and take it along.
Can you get yours for free?
Very many women qualify for free prescriptions. If you do, you can receive your PelvicToner free of charge.
You are entitled to FREE prescriptions if you live in England and:-
- you are over 60
- you are pregnant
- you have had a baby in the previous 12 months and hold a valid Maternity Exemption Certificate
There are also many other exemptions - see below for a complete list.
Even if you do not qualify for a free PelvicToner, NHS prescriptions are charged per item and as of 1 July 2015 you will only pay £8.80 (click for current prescription charges).
Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales
NHS prescription charges have been abolished in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
All prescriptions dispensed in Northern Ireland are free, even for patients visiting from England, Wales or Scotland.
You are entitled to free prescriptions in Wales if you are:
- A patient registered with a Welsh GP and you receive your prescription from a Welsh pharmacy
- A Welsh patient who has an English GP and an entitlement card and you receive your prescriptions from a Welsh pharmacy
You are entitled to free prescriptions in Scotland if you are:
- A patient registered with a Scottish GP and you receive your prescription from a Scottish pharmacy
- A Scottish patient who has an English GP and an entitlement card and you receive your prescriptions from a Scottish pharmacy
NHS prescription exemptions in England - complete list
To qualify for free prescriptions you must be:
- Under 16
- 16 to 18 and in full-time education
- 60 or over
- Have had a baby in the previous 12 months and hold a valid Maternity Exemption Certificate
- Have a specified medical condition and hold a valid Medical Exemption Certificate
- Have a continuing physical disability which means you cannot go out without help from another person and hold a valid Medical Exemption Certificate
- An NHS inpatient
You will also be exempt from prescription charges if you or your partner (including civil partners) are named on, or are entitled to an NHS tax credit exemption certificate or a valid HG2 certificate (full help with health costs), or you receive either:
- Income support
- Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Pension Credit Guarantee Credit