Posts Tagged ‘Brexit’

No-deal Brexit will probably lead to delays in NHS supplies, report says

There are likely to be delays in NHS and social care supplies if the UK leaves Europe without a deal. That’s the conclusion of the National Audit Offi...

Royal Colleges’ letter to PM on importance of NHS in Brexit negotiations

Dear Prime Minister, We are writing to ask you to put patient safety and protecting the nation’s health at the heart of Brexit negotiations by invitin...

Rees-Mogg apologises after comparing no-deal NHS consultant to anti-vaxxer

The leading Brexiter Jacob Rees-Mogg has apologised after comparing a consultant who helped draw up no-deal medical plans to the disgraced anti-vaxxer Andr...

No Deal Brexit will be highly damaging for the NHS, review concludes

A No-Deal Brexit is the worst case scenario for the NHS, impacting on the health care workforce, NHS financing, availability of medicines and vaccines, sh...

Brexit will cause significant harm to NHS, but No-Deal Brexit is worst option

All forms of Brexit will negatively impact the NHS, but the prospect of a No-Deal Brexit presents by far the worst scenario. This the key finding of a r...

NHS trust chief executive warns of no-deal Brexit medicine delays

NHS trusts could "quickly run out of vital medicine" in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned. Dr Da...

Patients are starting to stockpile medicines in fear of no-deal Brexit

Ministers have been urged by top doctors to reveal the extent of national drug stocks, amid growing evidence patients are stockpiling medication in prepara...

Royal colleges call for increase to number of UK visas for overseas physicians

Senior doctors are calling on the UK government to make special provision to increase the number of doctors from outside the EEA. The call comes in resp...

White Paper on Immigration: dangerous for the NHS and social care

Doctors’ leaders have warned that the Government’s new White Paper on Immigration could be potentially devastating to patient care and the wider health...

Senior clinicians warn of no-deal Brexit dangers to NHS in survey

Doctors have warned of the dangers of a no-deal Brexit in a survey by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Seventy nine per cent of ...

Brexit: new annual cost of employing overseas NHS staff to hit £490 million

Employing overseas healthcare staff could cost up to £490 million a year post-Brexit. That's according to RCP president-elect Dr Andrew Goddard. He war...