TaxPersonal TaxBudget 2003: Hospital boost for pensioners

Budget 2003: Hospital boost for pensioners

Pensioners and those on benefits will no longer have to pay accommodation charges when they are admitted to NHS hospitals.

Link: Budget special

The announcement was made by Gordon Brown in his Budget speech and means, that with immediate effect, anyone who was required to make payments for a stay in hospital of up to a year will no longer have to.

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