Impact of leaving the European Union on health and social care in Scotland

Call for views

The Committee has launched an inquiry into the impact of leaving the EU on health and social care in Scotland.

The Committee welcomes written evidence from individuals as well as from organisations and professional bodies.

What information is the Committee looking for?

Please address the following questions in your submission: 

1) How could the potential risks of Brexit for health and social care in Scotland be mitigated?

2) How could the potential benefits of Brexit for health and social care in Scotland be realised?

3) In what ways could future trade agreements impact on health and social care in Scotland?

4) The Joint Ministerial Committee (EU Negotiations) has agreed a definition and principles to shape discussions within the UK on common frameworks including enabling the functioning of the UK internal market.  What implications might this have for health and social care in Scotland and what are your views on how these common frameworks are agreed and governed?

How to submit your evidence

Please send your submission no later than Thursday 25 January 2018.

Responses should be sent, wherever possible, electronically and in MS Word format to: [email protected]

Hard-copy responses may be sent to: Health and Sport Committee, T3.60, Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. 

Before making a submission, please read our Policy on Treatment of Written Evidence by Subject and Mandatory Committees.


Should you require alternative formats of this information or further assistance in making a written submission to the Committee, please do not hesitate to contact the clerking team of the Committee.

For Committee information, contact:  Heather Galway, tel 0131 348 5410, email: [email protected]

For further information, the media contact is:  Angela Kelly, tel 0131 348 6085, email [email protected]

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