Frequently Asked Questions - Will I be able to get NHS treatment if I am taken ill while in England?
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Yes. Following independence, should someone resident in Scotland take ill while in England, Wales or Northern Ireland they will be treated by local health services according to their clinical need, just as they are now.
Equally, visitors to Scotland from elsewhere in the UK will be cared for and treated as they are under current arrangements. EU directives protect access to such treatment.
Source: Scotland's Future, Scottish Government, November 2013.