Tag: immigration health surcharge

NHS surcharge scrapped for staff

Health Surcharge for Migrant NHS Staff Finally Scrapped

Immigration Health Surcharge for NHS Staff Cancelled The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that the NHS health surcharge for migrant healthcare workers will no longer apply, admitting the “enormous contribution” migrants make in...

Immigration Health Surcharge

Migrants and the NHS: The Real Cost

The Conservatives have claimed an increase to the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) of £625 has the potential to bring in over £500 million annually. However, without robust statistics or evidence calculating such a figure, is this just another way...

Don’t Be Fooled, the Tories’ “NHS Visa” is Nothing New

Today, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged a new ‘NHS visa’ route in a bid to attract more doctors and nurses from abroad to tackle the growing workforce crisis in the sector. However, to what extent is the proposed route ‘new’ and why could it...