NHS: Foreign Nationals

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 19th April 2018.

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Photo of Jo Stevens Jo Stevens Labour, Cardiff Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many people were billed by the NHS each year on the grounds of non-UK citizenship in each year since 2010.

Photo of Stephen Barclay Stephen Barclay Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

This information is not held centrally.

Entitlement to free National Health Service care is based on a person being ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom, not citizenship, nationality or the payment of UK taxes or national insurance contributions.

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