Information on entitlement to free NHS maternity care for women with different forms of migration status

Maternity Action produces a series of information sheets on entitlement to free NHS maternity care for women with different forms of migration status.

The information sheets cover who is and isn’t chargeable for care, access to maternity care, negotiating with the NHS Trust about payment, and information sharing with the Home Office.

All information sheets are available at www.maternityaction.org.uk

Email and telephone advice on charging for NHS care is available from the Maternity Care Access Advice Service.

 

Information about charging by country:

Entitlement to free NHS care for women from abroad (England)

Entitlement to free NHS care for women from abroad (Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland)

 

 

Information about charging by woman’s migration status:

Entitlement to NHS maternity  care for asylum-seekers and Article 3 claimants

Entitlement to NHS maternity  care for refused asylum-seekers and Article 3 claimants

Entitlement to NHS maternity care for Refugees and people granted Humanitarian Protection, Article 3 or temporary protection

Entitlement to NHS maternity care for victims of trafficking or modern slavery

Entitlement to free NHS maternity care for EEA and Swiss Citizens and their family members

Entitlement to free NHS maternity care for third country or non-EEA national family members of EEA and Swiss citizens

Entitlement to NHS maternity care for women with limited leave to remain and/or “no recourse to public funds”

Entitlement to NHS maternity care for undocumented migrants

Entitlement to NHS maternity care for UK citizens and women who have the right of abode or indefinite leave to remain/settled status

 

This list of information sheets was prepared in October 2016.  Links are to information sheets which are regularly updated.