Brexit and the NHS

Big changes lie ahead for the UK following its vote to leave the EU. No part of society will remain unchanged, including the health and social care sector. Below is a collection of resources about how Brexit might impact the NHS.

Spotlight

Published: 18/01/2017

The path to Brexit

29/03/2017Mark Dayan

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Article 50 has been triggered, so what happens now? Mark Dayan sets ou...

Britannia’s rules are vague: health care regulation after...

09/02/2017Mark Dayan

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Mark Dayan examines the uncertain future for NHS regulations after Bre...

Why Brexit is bad for our health

01/02/2017Professor Tamara Hervey

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Professor Tamara Hervey, professor of EU law, explains why in her view...

Brexit means... an uncertain future for the NHS?

12/01/2017Nigel Edwards

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As 2017 gets into full swing, the attention of politicians is likely to be absorbed by the Brexit negotiations. But with the NHS in turmoil – and many issues thrown into further uncertainty by Brexit – will the health service get overshadowed during its time of greatest need?

EHICcups on the road to Brexit

17/01/2017Mark Dayan

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The UK's membership within the EU includes schemes that provide free or cheaper health care for British tourists or expats living in EU countries. But will we be able to keep our membership of these schemes post-Brexit? Mark Dayan explores.

The facts: EU immigration and pressure on the NHS

15/06/2016

Briefing

Mark Dayan collaborated with FullFact to examine the impact of EU immigration on the NHS.

Fact Check: migration and NHS staff

23/05/2016

Briefing

Ahead of the EU Referendum, Mark Dayan examines the data on immigration and hypothesises on the potential impact of Brexit on the NHS workforce.

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21/12/2016Nuffield Trust

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