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GPs back government move to charge overseas visitors

BMJ 2016; 353 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2903 (Published 20 May 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;353:i2903
  1. Gareth Iacobucci
  1. The BMJ

GPs have backed moves to charge visitors from overseas for attending NHS general practices.

GPs at the BMA’s conference of local medical committees (LMCs), the bodies that represent GPs at a local level, in London on Friday 20 May voted to carry a motion calling for foreign visitors to be able to attend UK general practices but “only on a private fee-paying basis.”

After an electronic …

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