Healthcare for UK Pensioners Visiting Scotland (Factsheet)

If you live abroad and you receive a UK state pension or a UK war pension, this factsheet explains how you can get NHS care while you're in Scotland.

Healthcare for UK pensioners visiting Scotland

Included in this factsheet:

  • I receive a UK state pension and I live abroad. Can I get healthcare from the NHS when I visit Scotland?
  • I receive a UK state pension but I live abroad all or most of the time. Will I be able to get healthcare from the NHS when I visit Scotland?
  • What happens if I need treatment?
  • Can my family get healthcare from the NHS?
  • I receive a war pension. Do the same rules apply to me?
  • What to do if you're feeling unwell
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Last updated:
09 July 2019