Diseases exempt from charges for public health reasons

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Some diseases (mostly notifiable diseases) are exempt from charges under public health legislation, to prevent infection of others in the community. They are:[1]


From 1 October 2012 an amendment to the NHS (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations means that HIV treatment is no longer chargeable to any overseas visitors.[2]

The 2015 guidance was published for England introduced a few small changes, to bring the list in line with the current guidance on notifiable diseases, and adding treatment for conditions directly attributable to certain types of violence.[3]

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