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London :: United Kingdom | 3 months ago

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NHS getting worse at clawing back cash for foreigners' care: UK hands out nearly £650m to European governments but gets just £32m to pay for visitors' treatment UK pays out £20 for care costs of Britons abroad for every £1 it gets back Differs to two

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Brussels :: Belgium | 6 months ago

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Senior Researcher, Migration Observatory at University of Oxford Head of Media and Communications, Migration Observatory at University of Oxford For all of the changes to the UK over the last century, the ideal of fair play still seems to be a pretty

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London :: United Kingdom | 7 months ago

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29 December 2013 0 View comments Foreigners coming to Britain will be charged for emergency treatment on the NHS for the first time as part of a clampdown on health tourism. Migrants who go to A&E will be billed between £20 and £100 for a

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London :: United Kingdom | 9 months ago

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Professor J Meirion Thomas, pictured, says the NHS levy is something the Government 'really should not do' Plans to make foreigners pay a 200 NHS surcharge would create the best travel insurance on the planet', a leading surgeon has warned.

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Manchester :: United Kingdom | 9 months ago

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Expectant mothers, he said, are flying here just to give birth, while others are arriving for treatment for cancer and HIV, kidney transplants and even, believe it or not, infertility treatment, before leaving hospitals without paying. The size of

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London :: United Kingdom | 9 months ago

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22 October 2013 0 View comments The country's top GP yesterday rejected a Government crackdown on health tourism as xenophobic'. Dr Clare Gerada, of the Royal College of General Practitioners, insisted doctors would not act as a new border agency' by

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London :: United Kingdom | 9 months ago

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The figure represents a quarter of the costs of treating such patients, the Department of Health data suggested. But ministers said it was a realistic target as some of the spending was unavoidable. The savings would come from a levy on foreigners,

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Manchester :: United Kingdom | 10 months ago

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Only a small number of migrants come to the UK with pre-existing health conditions Critics argue that the NHS is being ripped off by foreigners who are visiting the UK solely to get healthcare at the UK taxpayers' expense. The truth is that timely

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London :: United Kingdom | 10 months ago

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Among the measures included in the government's new immigration bill, which is published today, is the introduction of a £200 charge on all temporary migrants, such as overseas students, to use the NHS and a requirement for GPs to check the migration

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London :: United Kingdom | 11 months ago

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Foreigners are currently entitled to various treatments, including emergency care Migrants from outside the EU would have to have medical insurance to enter the UK under plans by the UK Independence Party to curb "health tourism"...Instead, they

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