Hospice UK attacks plan to extend NHS charges for non-EU patients Including end-of-life care is ‘inappropriate’, says charity as it joins GPs in opposing proposals to widen charging regime.
The hospice movement has condemned moves by the Department of Health in England to include end-of-life care in its plans to widen charges for treating overseas visitors and migrants using the NHS.
Hospice UK, the charity that champions the work of about 200 organisations, said the suggestion was inappropriate and not in keeping with the principle of “free, unprejudiced care”. Continue reading... The Guardian