Posts Tagged ‘Brexit’

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. ...

Brexit could leave NHS patients unable to access new drugs and medical devices

Brexit could have serious implications for patients’ access to medicines and medical technologies. The UK’s plans to leave the EU, and the subsequen...

Many European doctors working in the NHS are considering returning home

A BMA survey of European doctors working in the UK has found that almost half are considering leaving following the EU referendum result, with almost one i...

‘No deal’ Brexit would harm NHS and its patients, experts warn

A ‘no deal’ Brexit would do serious damage to an already overstretched NHS, the Nuffield Trust warns today. Without deals in place to guarantee the ...

Brexit likely to have far-reaching effects on NHS and social care

Leaving the EU is likely to have profound effects on health in the UK and the NHS, posing threats to the NHS workforce and finances, the licensing of medic...

EU migrants working in the NHS will be able to stay post Brexit, PM suggests

Medical leaders have welcomed the Prime Minister's commitment to EU citizens living in the UK following Brexit. In a high profile speech on Brexit, The...