Posts Tagged ‘Brexit’

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...

‘No deal’ Brexit guidance: “Outcomes outlined result in UK being less influential in health sector”

Following the release of government guidance in the event of a no-deal Brexit, here's the reaction from medical and pharmaceutical representatives:  RC...

NHS unprepared for no-deal Brexit, leaked letter from providers warns

Hospitals face running out of drugs in a chaotic no-deal Brexit, the group that represents NHS hospital and ambulance service has privately warned. Poor...

Leaving the European Union without a deal could be catastrophic for NHS

A no deal Brexit could have could have potentially catastrophic consequences for patients, the health workforce, services and the nation’s health. In ...

Hancock becomes new Health Secretary following Brexit resignations

Matt Hancock has been appointed as the Health and Social Care Secretary following Jeremy Hunt’s move to the Foreign Office. Hunt, the longest serving ...

Brexit: “UK must collaborate with EU on research to develop new medicines and devices”

Brexit negotiators must prioritise patient safety in the next round of negotiations, a report by the Parliamentary Health and Social Care Committee urges. ...