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‘Maternity Tourists’ Flocking UK for Free Care on NHS

Foreign women flying in to the UK to give birth days before due date Women show airlines forged doctors notes to conceal length of pregnancy Typically expectant mothers cannot fly if more than 36 weeks pregnant Women arrive at NHS hospitals where they must be admitted to give birth Though charged for treatment very few […]

Jeremy Hunt to unveil plans to introduce a registrations and tracking system to spot people not eligible for free care. Health secretary Jeremy Hunt will ask GPs to crack down on the use of free NHS services by non-Britons, under controversial plans to be unveiled this week. A registration and tracking system, possibly linked to NHS numbers, will allow […]

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