National Voices responds to the consultation on migrant access to the NHS
Tue, 3 September 2013
“They will create barriers and delay to accessing health care, yet to safeguard individual and public health, early detection, diagnosis and treatment is essential. Delays increase treatment costs and risk an increase in the transmission of infectious diseases.”
“We believe that the proposals represent an expensive, far-reaching re-design of the NHS with implications for all patients, and no evidence that savings will be made as a result”.