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Tuesday 17th January 2017

Overseas Articles


Foreign patient costs target will be missed

28th October 2016

NHS to fall short of recovering £500m a year from overseas visitors.

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Overseas visitors could be forced to pay for some GP services

7th December 2015

The government says non-EU patients should be charged for some GP services as well as ambulances and A&E care.

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Sign up for webinar with Sir Keith Pearson

26th February 2015

Webinar on how much overseas migrants cost the NHS on 25 March 2015.

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Staff shortage fuels overseas recruitment

17th December 2014

HSJ investigation reveals shortage of nurses has driven hospitals to recruit overseas.

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Test for overseas doctors to be made more robust

3rd October 2014

The GMC is to strengthen the test for overseas applicants to the UK medical register.

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£500m could be saved on NHS foreign care

22nd October 2013

Ministers believe the NHS could recover £500m from overseas' visitors every year.

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NHS to look overseas for recruitment drive

26th June 2013

A minister has indicated that the NHS is planning an overseas recruitment drive.

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Majority of doctors facing action trained overseas

2nd January 2013

New figures suggest majority of doctors facing disciplinary action train overseas.

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Health tourists cost NHS millions

4th October 2012

A BBC investigation has found overseas 'health patients' costing the NHS at least £40m.

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NHS owed £60m by overseas patients

26th September 2011

Foreign governments and embassies are failing to pay the debts of patients who receive treatment by the health service.

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