Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4959

Date Request Received: 18/03/2019 12:52:56

Date Request Replied To: 01/04/2019 10:57:54

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Request Summary: Treatment and charges for migrant patients under 18

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Please provide the following information from October 2017 to the most recently available data:

The number of migrant patients under the age of 18 whose parents/guardians were charged upfront for treatment after the children were deemed ineligible for free healthcare.
Please give the nature of the health problems (eg. cancer, arrhythmia etc.)
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
The amount charged in each case.
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Which children in Q.1 did not proceed with the intended treatment after their parents were asked to pay.
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Question Number 4:
The number of children in Q.2 whose parents did not have the means to pay the charges.
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