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Referendum 2014
The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Reassurances on cross-border health kept hidden | Scottish National Party

Reassurances on cross-border health kept hidden | Scottish National Party | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

A freedom of information request has revealed a letter from the NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) service, which manages organ transplants across the whole UK, confirming that it expects cross-border healthcare agreements to remain in force after Scotland becomes independent.

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Wings Over Scotland | Medicine without frontiers

Wings Over Scotland | Medicine without frontiers | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Recent claims made by Jackie Baillie (Labour’s shadow health spokeswoman and Better Together campaign director) suggested that Scots would be unable to gain access post-independence to medical treatment in England, because a Yes vote would lead to cross-border reciprocal health treatment becoming bogged down by red tape, complexity and costs, leading to treatment being delayed or withheld.

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Jackie baillie lying again?

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Jim Arnott's curator insight, March 18, 2013 8:16 AM

Jackie Baillie is indeed the Joker in the Scottish Labour Party - that is if indeed there is a Scottish Labour Party. Let's have more and more of these shehanigans - they are great for a Yes Vote in 2014.

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From the cradle to the grave

From the cradle to the grave | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Johann Lamont, interviewed on the BBC last weekend: "You can understand the desirability of people having access to medicines, but everybody knows there are tough choices being made now." (10m 19s)...
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Consultant: 'Cross-border NHS treatment agreements would continue after independence'

Consultant: 'Cross-border NHS treatment agreements would continue after independence' | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

An experienced kidney specialist has criticised claims that cross-border medical treatment and co-operation would be under threat in an independent Scotland.

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