Foreign nursing care rights to be curbed

Health minister Ab Klink has told MPs he plans to cut Dutch nationals’ rights to free nursing care and home helps if they live abroad, because of the growing cost. The measure will largely affect retired people who winter in warmer countries such as Spain and Suriname.

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