How much can we charge people from overseas to use the NHS?
The government has an “ambition” to recover £500 million a year by 2017/18 from overseas patients not eligible for free NHS treatment. But it has estimated that it will actually charge about £346 million that year.
Health tourism savings won't plug the hole in NHS funding
Estimates show health tourism costs up to £300 million a year, but savings from this alone won't fill the gap in funding for the NHS.
Health tourism: what's the cost?
The government has previously estimated that "health tourism" costs the NHS around 0.3% of NHS spending allocated to specific services.
Foreign nurses: how many are to be "kicked out" due to visa rules?
The Independent and the Mirror have reported very different figures on the number of nurses who'll be affected by recent visa changes.
Immigration and the NHS: how many staff are from the EU and Commonwealth?
The role of EU and Commonwealth nationals in the NHS was discussed on the Today programme this morning. We look into the number of NHS staff falling into each group.