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The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 3.Obligation to make and recover charges

    2. 4.Liability for payment of charges

    3. 5.Repayment of charges made and recovered by relevant NHS bodies

    4. 6.Provision relating to recovery of charges in respect of refugees and victims of human trafficking

    5. 7.Charges imposed on overseas visitors

  4. PART 3

    1. 8.Interpretation of this Part

    2. 9.Relevant services exempt from charges

  5. PART 4

    1. 10.Immigration health charge

    2. 11.Overseas visitors who have made applications for entry clearance or leave to remain prior to the commencement of the immigration health charge

    3. 12.Overseas visitors with EU rights

    4. 13.Overseas visitors who are treated as if entitled under the Social Security Coordination Regulation

    5. 14.Reciprocal health care agreements

    6. 15.Refugees, asylum seekers, supported individuals and looked after children

    7. 16.Victims of human trafficking

    8. 17.Exceptional humanitarian reasons

    9. 18.Overseas visitors detained in hospital or subject to court ordered treatment

    10. 19.Prisoners or detainees

    11. 20.Members of the regular and reserve forces, Crown servants and others

    12. 21.NATO forces

    13. 22.War pensioners and armed forces compensation scheme payment recipients

    14. 23.Employees on ships

    15. 24.Treatment the need for which arose during the visit

    16. 25.Family members of overseas visitors

  6. PART 5

    1. 26.Consequential amendments

    2. 27.Savings and revocations

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Diseases for which no charge is to be made for treatment

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Reciprocal agreements

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Consequential amendments

      1. 1.Amendment of the Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (General) and Road Traffic (NHS Charges) (Amendment) Regulations 2006

      2. 2.Amendment of the Human Tissue Act 2004 (Ethical Approval, Exceptions from Licensing and Supply of Information about Transplants) Regulations 2006

      3. 3.Amendment of the National Health Service (Cross-Border Healthcare) Regulations 2013

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Revocations

  8. Explanatory Note

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