Author: Christine Benson

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Christine Benson

Christine Benson is Senior Legal Officer (Immigration and Asylum) at Maternity Action, the UK’s maternity rights charity dedicated to promoting, protecting and enhancing the rights of all pregnant women, new mothers and their families to employment, social security and health care.

Regulation 9 of The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 provides that the NHS in England cannot charge overseas visitors for treating a condition caused by torture, female genital mutilation, domestic violence or sexual violence. This is provided the overseas visitor did not travel to the UK...

23rd July 2021
BY Christine Benson
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