Post-Brexit issues for the NHS 19/01/2022
There are a number of measures that the UK Government must take in order to address the challenges of leaving the EU's single market.
Nuffield Trust: Slow decisions and vague trade slogans leave NHS uncertain of post-Brexit future 20/12/2021
Our report published today looks at six key areas of health and social care that are being impacted by Brexit.
Brexit uncertainty adds another dimension of disruption to a health service already struggling with the unknown legacy of a global pandemic
The government is planning to water down the regulatory requirements on key chemicals, in what experts fear could be the first move to a weaker post-Brexit safety regime for potentially toxic substances.
52 people in Cork and Kerry waiting for wheelchairs due to Brexit and supply chain delays 13/12/2021
MORE than 50 people are on waiting lists for wheelchairs across Cork and Kerry amid calls for greater funding and resourcing to ensure people are not left facing major delays.
RESEARCH experts and charities working with people with serious and often terminal illnesses have said that delays to research and clinical trials from Brexit could mean the difference between "life or death" for patients.
End-of-life patients being cared for at home are having to wait for bedsore-relieving equipment, one family member has said.
The government would do well to read the House of Lords EU committee report on Brexit impacts, recently debated in the Lords.
The U.K. government’s preparations for a no-deal Brexit took “significant time and resources” away from planning for a potential pandemic, a major report found.
A new report urges consideration of public health and well-being in post-Brexit trade agreements to avoid making existing health and inequalities in Wales worse.
IN September 2019, the UK Government made public its list of “reasonable worst case assumptions” in the wake of a no-deal Brexit.
Informa Pharma Intelligence (IPI) has found that some drug firms may withdraw up to 90% of their products from Northern Ireland, once the Brexit grace period has passed.
STAFF shortages in the health and care sector are pushing the NHS to breaking point – and they are in part the result of a “reckless” and “cynical” decision by the UK Government to push through a hard Brexit in the midst of a pandemic.
The medical chiefs warned that doctors face ‘difficult choices’ over which patients will be offered potentially life-saving blood tests.
Policy analysis indicates health-sensitive trade and subsidy reforms are needed in the UK to avoid adverse dietary health impacts post-Brexit 28/06/2021
The United Kingdom’s food system will be greatly impacted by Brexit-related trade deals and policy developments—with implications for dietary risk factors and public health. Here we use an integrated economic–health modelling framework to analyse the impacts of different policy approaches to Brexit.
Millions of EU citizens who live in the UK were given until the end of this month to apply for settled status. It’s feared that many people will fail to meet that deadline and campaigners want it extended.
Leaving the EU will damage health in this country where it was suffering the most before the pandemic, and where covid-19 hit it hardest, says Martha McCarey.
EU nationals fear private health insurance requirements could see UK citizenship bids rejected 29/05/2021
“In most countries in the world, laws that act retroactively are illegal. We need your support, we need you to raise awareness that things are not fine.”
Those who miss 30 June deadline will immediately be charged for non-urgent NHS treatment.
Eight-year-old Murray Gray, from Edinburgh, must fund £1,300 in cannabis oil shipments from Holland every month to battle life threatening epilepsy seizures
Dr Philippa Whitford, MP and eminent breast cancer surgeon, shares her concerns for the future of our NHS following Brexit. Recorded in front of a live audience at Arran High School Theatre on Friday 13th September 2019.
Brexit has delayed Northern Ireland’s right to use a life-saving cancer drug in the same way as the UK.
Northern Ireland has purchased more than £60m worth of services from the Republic in the last five years.
Verdict conducted a poll to analyse the impact of the post-Brexit points-based immigration system on the UK’s healthcare system.
Call to replace EU health scheme for Northern Ireland waiting list patients following its Brexit axe 31/03/2021
AN EU health scheme used as a last resort by patients on waiting lists in Northern Ireland has ended due to Brexit - leading to calls for a similar initiative to be set up.