The Health and Social Care Board will reimburse all reasonable expenses for one relative’s stay at King’s.

On returning to Northern Ireland –

  • Contact the Patient Travel Officer on 028 9536 3242 or 028 9536 3034 (Direct Line 0300 555 0166) or email for the necessary form.
  • Please keep receipts for accommodation and taxi travel to and from airports.  These will be required to process your claim.  Please note that a taxi service should only be used between the airport and hospital; all other travel should be undertaken using public transport. Expenses for meals will be reimbursed at the rate of £15 a day.  It is not necessary to keep receipts for food.

Claims must be made within 3 months of your return to Northern Ireland.  If your stay is longer than 3 months, please submit your first claim at the 3 months stage.  A further claim or claims can be made afterwards.