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Health: Cross-border healthcare

Volume 704: debated on Wednesday 8 October 2008

My right honourable friend the Minister of State, Department of Health (Dawn Primarolo) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.

The Government have today published a consultation paper and partial impact assessment on the Commission of the European Union’s proposal for a directive on the application of patients’ rights in cross-border healthcare. The consultation will run until 3 December. The consultation paper has been placed in the Library and copies are available for honourable Members from the Vote Office.