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Cost Recovery Collection, Processing and Dissemination of overseas visitor and UK Patient-Level Data Directions 2021

A Direction given by the Secretary of State for Health requiring NHS Digital to establish and operate a system for the collection and analysis of data associated with a patient’s eligibility for free NHS services. 


The information system established by this Direction supports the Government in ensuring that the NHS remains free at the point of use, for those that are entitled to use it. 

Learn more about this Direction

Last edited: 9 June 2023 3:24 pm