Get help to buy food and milk (Healthy Start)

Health Professional

I’m responsible for distributing vitamins to Healthy Start beneficiaries, do I still need to collect the green vitamin voucher to complete the quarterly returns?

We do not require the paper vitamin vouchers, however, you must make sure that you keep a record of the Healthy Start vitamins that you have provided to beneficiaries to complete the return form.

I’m a health professional, how can I sign the Healthy Start vitamin return form without access to a scanner or printer?

The Healthy Start vitamin return form that you submit each quarter can accept a digital signature on the PDF. However, if you are unable to open the PDF because your PC does not have adobe reader, email NHSBSA.healthystart@nhs.net and request an excel version where you can take a picture of your signature and supply this as an image on the return form.

We are unable to extend the cut off for each quarter, however, there is no time limit to prevent you from submitting your Healthy Start vitamin return later in the year. We can process your return form during any quarter.

How can I order extra leaflets and application forms to hand out to my patients or service users?

You can order additional leaflets and the HS01a application form by visiting www.healthpublications.gov.uk

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