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‘Citizen’s initiative’ website offers advice to patients on cross-border healthcare

Patients with a GP referral letter can obtain treatment in another member state

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
17th April, 2016
Bobby Lambert set up Crossborderhealthinfo.comPatrick Browne

A website providing information on accessing medical care overseas has been launched by a ‘citizen’s initiative’.

Bobby Lambert, who set up Crossborderhealthinfo.com, said the site was aimed primarily at providing information and support to patients who want to use the Cross Border Healthcare Directive.

Under the 2015 directive, any patient with a referral letter from their GP or consultant may obtain treatment in another member state and claim reimbursement from...

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