London news New rules for people travelling to France, Spain, Greece, and other EU countries Uk news
MetiNews.Com - These new rules mean that those travelling can do so with confidence
Breaking News ! New rules agreed by the UK and European Union will ensure that Brits can continue to access emergency and medical care when travelling to the EU. There were concerns that Brits would be forced to pay for medical treatment when travelling in countries such as France, Spain, Greece, Germany, Holland once the UK left the EU and the European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) scheme expired. However talks between the UK and the EU have ensured that healthcare will continue when travelling in the EU including medically necessary treatment for a pre-existing or chronic condition. For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here .
. The new GHIC card is free to obtain from the new GHIC website and people should apply at least two weeks before they plan to travel to ensure their card arrives on time. Current European Health Insurance Cards (EHIC) are valid as long as they are in date and people can continue to use these when travelling to the EU.
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