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Help for NHS to recover costs of care from visitors and migrants

The Department of Health has published advice for doctors and dentists to help recover costs of care from visitors and migrants.

Migrants, visitors and former residents of the UK must pay for their care when they’re in England. So that the NHS doesn’t lose out on income for services these people receive, in April 2015 changes were made to the way the NHS charges overseas visitors for healthcare.

See summary of changes.

This collection includes guidance and a range of resources, including template letters and posters, to help NHS organisations manage overseas visitors and recover the costs of healthcare where appropriate.

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