Health and Social Care Bill

AMENDMENT
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

After Clause 59

LORD FOWLER

 

Insert the following new Clause—

“Charges to overseas visitors

(1) The National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2011 (S.I. 2011/1556) is amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 6 (services exempted from charges) for paragraph (e) substitute—

“(e) the diagnostic test for evidence of infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and counselling associated with that test and its results;

(ea) all other services for the treatment of HIV provided to an overseas visitor who has been present in the United Kingdom for a period of not less than six months preceding the time when services are provided;

(eb) treatment for sexually transmitted infections other than HIV;”.”

Prepared 17th January 2012