Overseas students to get free UK health careBMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/sbmj.0309312b (Published 01 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0309312b
- Upasana Tayal1
Under new proposals announced by the government, overseas students on a full time course of study in England and Wales will be exempt from NHS charges.
Currently overseas students who study at a recognised educational establishment are not exempt. In the consultation document published by the Department of Health, health minister John Hutton outlined plans aimed at ensuring that the NHS …