Welcome to our comprehensive guide on NHS mortgages, designed to assist healthcare professionals in securing or maintaining their dream homes while benefiting from exclusive discounts. In this article, we’ll explore the ins and outs of NHS mortgages, including the coveted Blue Light Discount mortgage, to help you make informed decisions about your home financing needs.

Understanding NHS Mortgages

NHS mortgages are tailored financial products designed specifically for healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, paramedics, and other staff working within the National Health Service (NHS). These mortgages often come with specialised features and benefits, recognising the unique circumstances and contributions of NHS workers to the community. This can be a lender offering a specialist product for professionals or a lender that will utilise the full income for you including your additional pay areas. We also need to factor in contract work and placements in different departments.

The Blue Light Discount Advantage

One of the most significant perks of NHS mortgages is the Blue Light Discount, an exclusive offering available to emergency service workers, including NHS staff. This discount provides eligible individuals with reduced fees, and other incentives as a token of appreciation for their invaluable service to society.

Key Features of Blue Light Discount Mortgages

  • Competitive Interest Rates: Blue Light Discount mortgages typically offer competitive interest rates, helping NHS professionals save money over the life of their loans.
  • Reduced Fees: We offer reduced fee options to NHS workers to show our appreciation for your hard work
  • Flexible appointment time: We have an online form where you can complete all of your information and upload your documents securely. This can be accessed 24 hours a day giving you the flexibility around your work and home life to complete these stages. Our advisors will then work with you to speak at a convenient time and communicate with you in your preferred method.

Top Blue Light Discount Mortgage deals;

  1. New build homes with NHS discount;
    • Some builders offer a NHS or blue light discount on a new house being purchased
    • This could be a incentive to help with deposit, flooring or help with solicitors costs
    • Even if this isn’t something advertised by the builder, it is always worthwhile asking.
  2. The first home scheme;
  3. Shared ownership scheme;
    • This is available for everyone but can really benefit people in buying their first home or getting back on the property ladder
    • You can purchase from 25% of the property and you only pay a deposit on the share you are buying
    • Usually you will have the ability to increase your ownership over time


NHS mortgages, particularly those offering the Blue Light Discount, provide a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to secure affordable financing for their home purchases. Whether you’re a doctor, nurse, or paramedic, exploring these mortgage products can help you achieve your homeownership goals while benefiting from exclusive discounts and tailored features.


At Willow Brook Mortgages we have access to over 100 lenders to find the best deal for your mortgage. Our advisors specialise in contracts and NHS/healthcare payslips with additional pay areas

Contact us today to get your mortgage journey underway

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