Case Number 4569
Request Date 17/01/2016
Completion Date 11/05/2016

 

Details of the Request

For each calendar year between 2007 and 2015 inclusive, broken down by month for 2014 and 2015, please state:

  1. The number of overseas patients who were not entitled to NHS treatment (under the overseas patient regulations existing at the time), who were treated by the Trust
  2. The total combined cost (of that treatment) that the Trust was entitled to recoup from those patients
  3. Of the patients data provided in response to question 1, the number of patients who still owe money to the Trust
  4. Of the cost figures provided in response to question 2, the amount of money that has to date been recouped from those patients by the Trust
  5. Of the cost figures provided in response to question 2, the amount of money that has to date been recouped not from the patients, but from other NHS organisations (including NHS England and the Department of Health)
  6. The total income of the Trust each year (does not need to be broken down by month)
  7. The name of any debt collection agency currently hired by the Trust to recoup money from overseas patients who were not entitled to NHS treatment, when they were hired for this role, how much they have been paid for this role, and how much money they have recouped from overseas patients since they were hired

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS REQUEST EXCLUDES PRIVATE PATIENTS (i.e. patients using Trust services under paid-for "private healthcare" arrangements) (private patient income should be included in the question 6 data).

 

Details of the Response

1. The number of overseas patients who were not entitled to NHS treatment (under the overseas patient regulations existing at the time), who were treated by the Trust

See attached

 

2. The total combined cost (of that treatment) that the Trust was entitled to recoup from those patients

See attached

 

3. Of the patients data provided in response to question 1, the number of patients who still owe money to the Trust

See attached

 

4. Of the cost figures provided in response to question 2, the amount of money that has to date been recouped from those patients by the Trust

See attached

 

5. Of the cost figures provided in response to question 2, the amount of money that has to date been recouped not from the patients, but from other NHS organisations (including NHS England and the Department of Health)

See attached

 

6. The total income of the Trust each year (does not need to be broken down by month)

Calendar year 2014 = £257,656,549;

Calendar year 2015 = £266,827,982

 

6. The name of any debt collection agency currently hired by the Trust to recoup money from overseas patients who were not entitled to NHS treatment, when they were hired for this role, how much they have been paid for this role, and how much money they have recouped from overseas patients since they were hired

£4,429.04 has been paid to CCI Legal between April 2015 and 24 March 2016.

 

Year Month Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4
2013 - 70 124,351.77 10 74939.42
2014 Jan 10 12,073.91 3 5059.93
2014 Feb 5 6774.31 0 1829.59
2014 Mar 8 16472.25 4 9990.15
2014 Apr 6 4667.79 4 1369.86
2014 May 7 2567.06 5 370.38
2014 Jun 4 18430.44 2 1886.63
2014 Jul 3 1657.02 3 0
2014 Aug 9 12322.11 6 1712.02
2014 Sep 3 14171.76 1 11543.51
2014 Oct 0 0 0 0
2014 Nov 1 27058.44 0 27058.44
2014 Dec 19 32389.44 4 22886.68
2015 Jan 1 191.58 0 191.58
2015 Feb 2 7054.58 1 5404.58
2015 Mar 3 4919.85 0 4919.85
2015 Apr 3 4320.79 3 0
2015 May 1 4316.09 1 0
2015 Jun 11 42749.31 9 6482.02
2015 Jul 10 20804.87 9 351
2015 Aug 12 50220.29 6 14441.56
2015 Sep 9 25595.13 6 4941.06
2015 Oct 10 30692.99 2 3567.36
2015 Nov 4 7605.59 0 1971.45
2015 Dec 1 1562 0 0

 

Q5.

Not applicable.

 

Q6.

Calendar year 2014 =   £257,656,549
Calendar year 2015 =   £266,827,982