MPs urge government to suspend NHS immigration checks

Letter to health minister warns undocumented migrants dying of Covid-19 at home due to healthcare fears Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage MPs have urged the government to suspend NHS charges and immigration checks during the coronavirus crisis, and have warned that undocumented migrants are dying at home because they are afraid to seek medical care. A letter to the health secretary, Matt Hancock, signed by 60 MPs warns that the government’s efforts to respond to the pandemic are being undermined by the legacy of its hostile environment policies . Continue reading...