The NHS Fraud Reference Guide - NHS patient

This relates to a patient, that is someone obtaining treatment, services or medication from the NHS. It may relate to someone using the NHS (either in the UK or abroad) to obtain medical, dental, optical or pharmacy services.

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    Patient

    Relates to anyone who is legally living in the UK using the NHS to obtain medical, dental, optical or pharmacy services for treatment, services or medication. primarily concerns an NHS Patient who is a UK resident.

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    Overseas patients

    This relates to patients from Overseas using NHS services without paying OR using Health Services abroad and charging costs to the NHS.

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