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The National Health Service. As of 2015, some visa applicants are required to pay a surcharge to cover and costs incurred from using the NHS.

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NHS treatment for baby born in the UK staying without visa and costs involved

We are on a Tier 2 visa. We are expecting a baby in February next year. We are not intending to travel anywhere until my husband gets an ILR December next year. My questions are: Do we need to get a ...
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Are my medications available in the UK?

I (an EU citizen) am trying to decide whether to accept an anticipated job offer from a company in England. One of the issues to resolve is whether the particular medication I take for diabetes will ...
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Residency, NHS entitlements

I was born in the UK and hold dual citizenship UK/New Zealand and have both passports. I left when I was 4 years old and I am returning indefinitely in my late 40's. How long do I have to be living in ...
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NHS eligibility?

First post here. Have a somewhat tricky situation and would appreciate any advice. I was born in the UK in 1997, and moved to Australia with my family in 2004. Long story short, I am going on ...
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Getting a private health insurance in UK

We are moving from Switzerland to UK in a couple of months and I'm worried about adjusting to the nhs way of doing things. We would like to have: Direct access to a (specific) gynecologist for my ...
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Healthcare in the UK — would we have access to the NHS?

I know that this question has been asked before, but I'd like to explain our situation and get some feedback on this issue. We are an American family; my husband has dual citizenship (American/Irish) ...
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NHS Surcharge for UK Fiancé

I am asking about a policy query concerning the new NHS surcharge fee. A British national wishes to bring his partner over to the UK on a fiancé visa. I understand that anyone wishing to apply for a ...
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Clarification of NHS Surcharge (UK Tiered Applicants)

Recent changes in the immigration rules require that some visa applicants must pay a surcharge for the National Health Service (NHS). This question is about applicants in the Tiered category. For a ...