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Cross border information for the NHS in Wales

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Advice on handling requests from patients for treatment in countries of the European Economic Area (EEA) and requests from patients from the EEA requesting treatment in Wales.

Direction and guidance for people in Wales looking for information on all cross border services for the NHS in Wales.

Borders between Local Health Boards within the NHS in Wales

Responsible body guidance for the NHS in Wales

This guidance sets out who is responsible for funding an individual's treatment and care within the NHS in Wales.

Who pays? Determining responsibility for payments to providers (external link) 

The relevant guidance for the NHS in England.

Wales/England border

Cross border protocol

This protocol sets out the arrangements between the NHS in Wales and the NHS in England. It helps support patients who live on the Wales/England border and make sure they receive healthcare without confusion or delay.

International Borders

Treatment abroad is not devolved and Welsh people are treated the same as all British residents. For any queries regarding treatment abroad please visit: