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Could the amended NHS charging regime deter people from seeking treatment?

Published on: 03 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Could the amended NHS charging regime deter people from seeking treatment?
  • Original news
  • What is the background to this legislation?
  • What do the amendments do?
  • What are any areas of concern?
  • What does this mean for practitioners?
  • How does this fit in with other developments in this area of law? Do you have any predictions for future developments?

Article summary

Immigration analysis: ‘Hostile environment’, the strategy of immigration-deterrence pioneered by the Home Office under Theresa May, has edged closer to healthcare provision with changes to NHS charges for non-UK patients. Steve Valdez-Symonds, of Amnesty International, assesses the nuts and bolts of the policy changes, as well as some likely ramifications. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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