Dear Department of Health and Social Care,
I understand that residents of the Falkland Islands, who are not UK taxpayers, are able to use the NHS for treatment for illnesses/injuries beyond the capability of their own hospital in Stanley.
Please could you detail:
1. The total number of patients from the Falkland Islands treated in the last 5 years.
2. The total cost of their treatment.
3. The contribution paid towards this by either the patients, or the Falkland Islands Government.
4. Whether this treatment is conducted under a formal reciprical agreement, and if so, under what terms.
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Dear Mr Charles
Please find attached the Department of Health and Social Care's response
to your recent FOI request (our ref: FOI-1190507 )
Freedom of Information team
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