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Eligibility of non-residents for NHS treatment: Failed asylum seekers should not be denied access to free NHS care

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7467.683 (Published 16 September 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:683
  1. Roman Romero-Ortuno, senior house officer in accident and emergency medicine (r.romero-ortuno@nhs.net)
  1. West Middlesex University Hospital, Isleworth, Middlesex TW7 6AF

    EDITOR—I agree with Pollard and Savulescu that failed asylum seekers should not be denied access to free NHS health care.1

    Firstly, as Williams argues in the previous issue,2 evidence shows that failed asylum seekers are desperate and needy from a …

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