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Medical tourist survey: 2008 report

Intuition has completed the first in depth survey of medical tourists, incorporating the experiences of 650 patients who have travelled for treatment. The highly encouraging data from this survey is the level of savings achieved and the level of satisfaction of those who travelled. 


Medical tourists completed an extensive post-visit online survey run by an external research company, and funded by www.treatmentabroad.com.





  • 60/40 Male/Female split (but 8/92 for cosmetic surgery)
  • 83% “wanted to save on the cost of treatment in the UK”.
  • On the total cost of treatment, 11% of dental respondents spent £10,000 or more, and 9% of elective surgery respondents spent £10,000 or more.
  • 17% said they saved more than £10,000 compared to UK cost.
  • 9 out of 10 respondents very (74%) or quite satisfied (16%) with their experience of treatment abroad.
  • 97% of the medical tourists stated that they would definitely or probably go for treatment abroad again.
  • 96% of all respondents would definitely or probably go back to the same doctor/dentist/hospital/clinic.
  • 96% of all respondents would recommend treatment abroad to a friend or relative.



To view the contents page for the report, download the report contents and order form.



  • Normal price - £350 plus VAT (500 Euros plus VAT)

  • Discounted price for clients of Intuition Communication/Treatment Abroad £275 plus VAT 390 Euros plus VAT)


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