Reference 2019-715

REF:           2019-715

Subject:       Overseas patients

 

Request:

  1. i) How many patients were denied urgent care as a result of not being able to pay upfront for services between July 2018 and October 2019?
  2. ii) How many patients died as a result of being denied urgent care in the same period?

 

 

Response:

i) How many patients were denied urgent care as a result of not being able to pay upfront for services between July 2018 and October 2019? None
ii) How many patients died as a result of being denied urgent care in the same period? None – Treatment which is considered by a clinician to be urgent and immediately necessary is never denied.