Cross Border Healthcare & Patient Mobility: Public Consultation on Scotland's Transposition and Implementation of Directive 2011/24 EU on the Application of Patients' Rights in Cross-border Healthcare.

This consultation document sets out the Scottish Government’s approach to implementation of the EU Directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare. It seeks views on the detail of the implementation, and examines the effects the Directive may have on Scotland’s health system.

Responses are invited by Friday 14 June 2013

Chief Nursing Officer, Patients, Public and Health Professions Directorate, Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates

This consultation paper is available via the internet at:

You can use this link to find out more about the consultation.

Or if you want paper copies of the consultation paper, or if you or someone you care for requires the consultation paper in a different format or language, please contact us at:

European Cross-border Healthcare Consultation
Mailpoint 1
Person-centred Team
St Andrew's House

Or e-mail to:

Copies of the documents mentioned in this paper can also be obtained from these addresses.

This consultation is being conducted in line with the Scottish Government's consultation process Consultation: Good Practice Guidance1

This consultation, and all other Scottish Government consultation exercises, can be viewed online on the consultation web pages at You can telephone Freephone 0800 77 1234 to find out where your nearest public internet access point is. There will be no charge for this call.


Email: John Brunton

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