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.
Brexit is having as much or more of an impact on the mental health of small business owners in Suffolk than the Covid-19 pandemic, it has been warned.
Medical devices in the UK will lack adequate safety standards until new post-Brexit regulations come into effect: Poll 22/03/2021
Verdict has conducted a poll to analyse whether medical devices in the UK will continue to have a high degree of safety until all new post-Brexit regulations come into effect by 2023.
An EU healthcare option, no longer available in the UK due to Brexit, was growing in popularity on both sides of the Irish border, figures have shown.
Gary McFarlane, director of the Chartered Institute for Environmental Health in Northern Ireland, has warned MPs that delays caused by Brexit may cause a ‘risk to public health’.
More than 100 medics and nurses must now be registered in both the UK and Republic of Ireland due to their involvement in cross-border transfers and all-island work.
Brexit is why my 14-year-old child can’t get her wheelchair. This can’t be what people voted for 19/02/2021
It was last September, in the midst of the pandemic, that my tenacious, confident disabled daughter Emily had an urgent scoliosis operation on her back.
Fears of illness over nitrites used in US but currently banned in Britain and EU.
DAN WHITE gives a personal account of how Brexit is already impacting the disabled.
'My disabled child has no wheelchair due to Brexit red tape,' says James O'Brien caller [3 mins] 09/02/2021
Brexit red tape has meant this caller's disabled daughter cannot receive her wheelchair leaving her in 'constant agony'.
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EU students in Britain told they must pay for healthcare then apply to get a refund under post-Brexit rules 26/01/2021
Ministers face calls to scrap the new requirement for EU students to pay the immigration health surcharge then claim it back again.
UK policy was recently ruled in breach of its obligations under the European Social Charter but has yet to be changed
In what follows, a group of leading social scientists explore these themes, explaining what has happened in the past, the situation the UK finds itself in now, and the issues that might confront us going forward. The collection is intended as a guide to the big questions confronting the country in the years to come.
About 40 severely epileptic children are affected because supply of medical cannabis is terminated