Eligible equipment

You can only get the payment if you use certain equipment.

You can get the payment if you use any of the following:

  • dialysis machine
  • ventilator
  • respirator
  • parenteral or enteral feeding device
  • oxygen concentrator
  • heart pump
  • suction pump.

You can also get the payment if you use any of the following:

  • infant apnoea monitor - medically prescribed
  • nebuliser - used daily
  • positive airways pressure device
  • phototherapy equipment
  • air bed vibrator
  • electric wheelchair
  • insulin pump.

You can’t get it for any other equipment.

Equipment with non-rechargeable batteries are not eligible.

What are the alternative names for equipment

If we don’t list the equipment you use above, it might be under a different name.

Read about different names for essential medical equipment.

 

Page last updated: 23 October 2019