RECOVERABLE NHS CHARGES TO RISE FROM 01 APRIL 2016
The Personal Injuries (NHS Charges) (Amounts) Amendment Regulations 2016 will come into force on 01 April 2016.
These regulations deal with the charges payable by compensators in personal injury cases, pursuant to the scheme for recovery of NHS charges where an injured person has received treatment from an NHS hospital or ambulance services.
For persons injured on or after 01 April 2016, the following charges will apply:
- £201 in respect of NHS ambulance services;
- £665 in relation to NHS outpatient treatment; and
- £817 per day in respect of NHS inpatient treatment.
The total maximum charge recoverable from a compensator in relation to any individual case will also increase from £47,569 to £48,849.
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