Guidance: Providing healthcare for overseas visitors from the EEA and Switzerland: information for primary care staff

Department Of Health

October 22
15:46 2019


This guidance explains how the cost of providing healthcare for overseas visitors from the EU, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway and Switzerland can be reclaimed from the visitors country of residence. It also explains what primary care staff can do to support hospitals in recovering costs from these visitors.

Published 1 August 2018
Last updated 22 October 2019 +show all updates
  1. Updated with information on the healthcare entitlement of overseas visitors from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland following Brexit.
  2. First published.

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