moving to the UK
paulm at paulm.com
Sat May 10 01:31:49 BST 2008
On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 03:44:56PM +0100, Pedro Figueiredo wrote:
> > On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 2:54 PM, Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > However, what isn't obvious, is what are the rules for an EU national moving
> > > to the UK? Specifically an EU national moving to the UK who may choose not be
> > > working for a bit, so won't automatically be paying N.I.
> > >
> > iirc, i turned up at a job centre with a letter from my employer
> > stating i was working for them and earning x. after a couple of weeks
> > i went for an interview in another job centre (in my area of
> > residence), where all the paperwork was dealt with.
> Sorry, your selective quoting suggests that I wasn't clear enough.
> It's specifically NHS rules that I'm interested in, and what happens if you're
> not working. (EU nationals are entitled to live here, but it's not clear what
> health service provision they can get, and whether what they can get is less
> if they're not working. And the bloody government doesn't seem to put the
> rules online anywhere findable)
I wonder what your specific use case is.
I ended up in hospital for about a month in St Thomas' (zone 1, baby)
and underwent 9hrs of surgery by a world-class foot surgeon*, and have
no recollection of being asked for _any_ identification.
Mind you, that could've been the morphine...
NHS++ # helps to be white & have an english accent
In other news, for a few years being google #1 hit (now #2, it seems)
generated some 'amusing' emails, I can tell ya.
* estimated cost in the 10s of 1000s of GBP
> Nicholas Clark
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