Posts tagged “health tourism”

Health Fees to Increase for Patients From Outside EU

April 14th, 2015
Health Fees to Increase for Patients From Outside EU

Health charges for non-EU residents have been increased in a bid to stamp out health tourism, the Department of Health has confirmed. Patients from outside the European Union who seek treatment in NHS hospitals in the UK will now be charged at 150% of the standard cost of treatment. Patients from outside the EU who […]

Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

September 29th, 2014
Political Debate Over NHS Availability for Migrants

It is that time of the year again when all the political parties of the UK hold their conferences. With a general election just 8 months away, politicians are making their policies heard. There are still two connected topics at the top of the agenda – the NHS and migrants. For the last 4 years […]

Are Health Tourists Really Taken Care Of?

February 3rd, 2014
Are Health Tourists Really Taken Care Of?

Growing numbers of people from the UK, USA and other developed nations are looking to other places to get cheaper work done which they can’t afford at home. This is particularly true for cosmetic dentistry and plastic surgery. However there are also growing numbers of professionals working in these medical areas worried that by opting […]

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