Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5781

Date Request Received: 07/08/2020 15:56:24

Date Request Replied To: 24/08/2020 13:56:10

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Request Summary: Overseas visitors and charging

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
This is an information request relating to unpaid bills by overseas visitors.

Please include the information for each of the following periods; 2019-20 and April 2020 to the present day:

• The total number of visitations by overseas visitors
• The total cost of health charges for medical treatment received by overseas visitors
• The total cost of medical treatment health charges which remain unpaid by overseas visitors

By overseas visitors I am referring to people who live outside the EEA and Switzerland (non-EEA nationals), including former UK residents, who are not automatically entitled to free NHS care.
Answer To Question 1:
The information below covers the total period requested.

Total no. 23
Total invoices raised £204k
Amount outstanding at 31 July 2020 £37k
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