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The Department of Health has said that it hopes to rectify the issue by the end of the year.
MEDICAL STUDENTS IN universities in Northern Ireland and Great Britain cannot apply for internships in Irish hospitals due to Brexit – an anomaly that the Department of Health is hoping to fix by the end of the year.
A care firm director has blamed Brexit for difficulties he has experienced in recruiting staff.
From antibiotics to cancer drugs, The London Economic can reveal the full extent of the medicine supply crisis gripping Britain.
Not for the first time, the prime minister delivered a major speech that was economical with the truth.
Lord Wolfson is a highly successful businessman, a prominent supporter of Brexit and a Conservative peer. He is, in short, the sort of man who should be in perfect alignment with a government led by Boris Johnson. He isn’t.
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.
Hospital chiefs have been asked to prepare health service for potential disruption from end of 2020.
A leaked Cabinet Office document describes a possible disaster in the coming months.
DfT has bought site that will be used for customs clearance and holding pen for lorries, Rachel Maclean confirms.
A previously confidential government study detailing 142 areas of life in Northern Ireland that will be impacted by Brexit has been published, revealing risks to everything from cooperation on congenital heart disease and cross-border child protection to rules preventing the looting of national treasures.
THE UK’s decision to quit the EU continues to deepen the NHS staffing crisis with local hospitals reporting a ‘significant’ and ‘unexpected’ increase in the number of EU nurses leaving their posts in March.
Brexit remains mired in fantasy and nothing will change until somebody manages to make connections to economic reality.
Ministers told to own up about any risks to health and security, after limits are quietly relaxed. / Radioactive waste will be piled up above normal safety limits at hospitals, universities and factories because of fears that Brexit will disrupt supply chains.
Requests for information about effect on staff numbers and supply of goods and services should be refused, advice says.
Hospitals are likely to experience delays to cancer testing and treatment regardless of the result of next week's Brexit vote, BBC Newsnight has learned.
Adverts targeting Polish nurses also boast Germany is much closer to family at home.
Major suppliers to care homes and hospitals are stockpiling food to offset the potential disruption of a no-deal Brexit.
NHS trust exploring possibility of workers staying overnight if no deal leads to chaos on roads.
Department of Health writes to trusts advising of contingency plans for short supply of imported ingredients.
Emergency plans to fly in medical supplies have been laid to ensure hospitals remain stocked amid six months of expected chaos at Britain’s channel ports after a no-deal Brexit. Critical supplies could also be diverted away from channel routes and some drugs may even be rationed to ensure stocks do not run out.