The UK’s NHS (National Health Service) is one of the world’s best healthcare systems, offering safe and modern treatment.
International students do not need private medical insurance when studying in the UK.
If you need a visa to study in the UK, it costs £470 per year to gain access to the NHS. You pay this fee during your visa application and it covers free medical treatment (including emergency or hospital care, should you need it) and reduced price dental care at an NHS dentist.
It is a good idea to register with a GP (general practitioner) , a doctor who deals with most general health problems, shortly after you arrive in the UK. Most GP surgeries offer patients a choice of whether they see a male or female do