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Immigrants need free life-saving A&E care, MPs told

Immigrants should continue to receive free life-saving emergency care in the UK, a leading medic has told MPs. Terence Stephenson, chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, said “common compassion” should decide when such treatment is offered. The government wants to introduce a £200-a-year levy towards the cost of...
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A&E Crisis: Call To Ease Visa Restrictions

The lack of doctors and nurses in Accident and Emergency departments could be solved if the Government relaxed visa restrictions so more foreign staff can be recruited, an NHS leader has claimed. Chris Hopson, chief executive of the Foundation Trust Network, said that allowing more medics from outside the EU...
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