Letters Charging migrants for NHS care

Author’s reply to English and Potter

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3778 (Published 14 July 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h3778
  1. Lilana Keith, interim programmes director1
  1. 1PICUM—the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants, Brussels 1000, Belgium
  1. lilana.keith{at}picum.org

I would like to add a few remarks to the discussion on the efficacy of provisions for testing for and treating particular infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis, for undocumented migrants.1 2 3 Such provisions exist in several European countries, although in a few countries only testing is available, and not treatment, which has obvious medical and ethical implications.

Although certain services …

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