Pregnant women ‘may have to show their passports’ before giving birth
A London hospital is proposing drastic action after being targeted by ‘health tourists’ – and may soon require pregnant women to show their passports.
Expectant foreign mothers who have no right to access the NHS maternity services have been targeting St George’s Hospital in Tooting, bosses say.
Bosses said Nigerian women were using the south London hospital as an international health service.
The move echoes the warning of one London professor who caused controversy when he said the flow of West African women flying in to give birth for free at one trust was so common it was referred to by... read more
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