Making a fair contribution: A consultation on the extension of charging overseas visitors and migrants using the NHS in England

Closed 7 Mar 2016

Opened 7 Dec 2015

Overview

Everyone has access to the NHS. But in order for it to be affordable everyone must make a fair contribution. Overseas visitors and migrants are already charged for the cost of any healthcare they receive in hospital. It is fair that people who are in this country for a short time should meet the costs of all NHS healthcare they receive. We are seeking your views on how best to achieve this.

Please note this digital consultation should be used in conjunction with the consultation document, which provides the context to the proposals stated and questions asked. We recommend as you read the consultation that you answer the relevant questions on this platform. 

Audiences

  • Voluntary groups
  • Community groups
  • Charities
  • Civil society
  • Advocacy or support organisations
  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Directors of Public Health
  • Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Midwives
  • Healthcare scientists
  • Paramedics
  • Dentists
  • Art therapists
  • Dramatherapists
  • Music therapists
  • Chiropodists/ podiatrists
  • Dieticians
  • Occupational therapists
  • Orthotists
  • Orthopists
  • Prosthetists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Diagnostic radiographers
  • Therapeutic radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Childcare providers
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Care-Givers
  • Ophthalmic Practitioners
  • Responsible Officers
  • Foundation Trusts
  • NHS Commissioning Board
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • NHS quality improvement leads
  • NHS patient experience leads
  • NHS patient safety leads
  • clinical staff
  • patient groups and patient advocates
  • Regulatory body
  • Academic/ Professional institution
  • Employer representatives
  • Employee representatives
  • Trade union
  • Deaneries
  • Higher Education institutions
  • Royal Colleges
  • Local authority
  • Social care provider
  • Directors of Adult Social Care Services
  • Members of the public
  • Patients
  • individuals and families with experience of clinical investigations
  • Patients
  • Carers
  • Service users

Interests

  • Nutrition
  • Children's health and development
  • Physical health
  • Health inequalities
  • Infectious disease
  • Vascular disease
  • Obesity
  • Environment
  • Sexual health
  • Alcohol misuse
  • Drug misuse
  • Public health
  • Health protection
  • Health improvement
  • Immunisation
  • Smoking
  • Public mental health
  • Tobacco
  • Physical activity
  • Public Health England
  • Health premium
  • Well-being
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Screening
  • Prevention
  • Oral public health
  • Health Protection Agency
  • Childcare
  • Health and Social Care Act 2012
  • Primary care
  • Mental health
  • End of life care
  • Maternity services
  • GP consortia
  • Patient safety
  • Patient care
  • Clinical investigations
  • Clinical negligence
  • Quality improvement
  • Adult social care
  • Carers
  • Dementia
  • Personal health budgets
  • IT
  • Informatics
  • Innovation
  • Education
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Training
  • Health and well-being boards
  • Funding
  • Commissioning
  • Accountability
  • Transition
  • Health scrutiny
  • NHS Commissioning Board
  • Clinical Governance
  • Performers Lists
  • Complaints
  • Feedback
  • Regulation