Ordinarily Resident

Ordinarily Resident is a term applied to a PERSON.

An Ordinarily Resident is a PERSON who is Ordinarily Resident in the United Kingdom and cannot be charged for NHS hospital healthcare.

Note: The Department of Health website advises that; “Ordinarily Resident” is a common law concept interpreted by the House of Lords as someone who is living lawfully in the United Kingdom, voluntarily and for settled purposes as part of the regular order of their life for the time being, with an identifiable purpose for their residence here which has a sufficient degree of continuity to be properly described as settled.

For further information on Ordinarily Resident, see the Department of Health website.


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