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Migrants and overseas visitors face charges for A&E

Overseas visitors and migrants who require accident and emergency treatment from the NHS in England are to be charged, the Government has announced.

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Migrants to face accident and emergency charges

Migrants and overseas visitors are to be charged for using NHS accident and emergency services in England.

The government wants to deter so-called health tourism. It says no one will be turned away - but some will have a bill to pay afterwards. Access to GPs, however, will remain free.

Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports:

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