Global issues are factor but experts say there are problems peculiar to Britain such as rising costs post-Brexit.
Bloc plans to bulk-buy key drugs for all 27 countries, potentially leaving Britain ‘behind in the queue’. / “Europe is securing access to key drugs and vaccines as a single region, with huge influence and buying power. As a result of Brexit the UK is now isolated from this system, so our drug supplies could be at risk in the future,” said Dr Andrew Hill, an expert on the pharmaceutical trade.
Despite the promise leaving the EU would help the UK control its borders, most people surveyed said Brexit had hampered the ability to control immigration.
Brexit means Gloucestershire health bosses are having to hire overseas staff from further afield 06/12/2023
GLOUCESTERSHIRE health bosses have had to recruit medical staff from further afield due to the UK’s departure from the EU as they admit staff should be paid more.
Governments must acknowledge the fundamental reality that migrant workers don’t take jobs and benefits, but fill in essential labour needs
We need to forge alliances to continue our global health leadership, writes the director of the Independent Commission on UK-EU Relations.
Brexit is causing medicine shortages 07/11/2023
The supply of drugs, including of antibiotics, is being squeezed.
Patients put at risk as crisis hits supplies of vital antibiotics, HRT and anti-depressants. / Vital antibiotics, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) drugs are among those in desperately short supply this winter – with the NHS forced to pay over the odds to get drugs into Britain.
Did Michael Gove Really Just Say Brexit Delivered On The Promise To Send £350m To The NHS? 03/10/2023
Michael Gove just claimed Brexit has “delivered” on Vote Leave’s boldest promise, suggesting it gives £350m a week to the NHS. But has it?
Nurses and midwives trained in India outnumbered their Filipino counterparts in the U.K. for the first time this year, as Asian workers fill vacancies in sectors from health care to agriculture seven years after Brexit triggered an exodus of EU citizens, recent figures show.
World-renowned economist Adam Posen reveals some tough truths about Britain’s situation.
From NHS staff shortages to export woes, the effects of the 2016 vote are still being felt.
In an exclusive interview with the Record, Dr Arianna Andreangeli tells how the NHS has further deteriorated since Brexit. / Scotland is facing a crisis in its National Health Service due to Covid and Tory austerity - but Brexit has caused further deadly delays in our hospitals.
The UK is set to lose more millionaires than Russia in 2023, new analysis shows.
North Ayrshire MP Patricia Gibson has blamed Brexit after new figures revealed the shortage of European doctors in the NHS.
Major's Foresight on Brexit [10 mins] 03/03/2023
What the former Prime Minister warned BEFORE the referendum.
Jeremy Hunt’s budget shows that leaving the EU is only paying off in a parallel universe.
Rishi Sunak's triumphalism over solutions on Northern Ireland and migrant boats ignores the fact the issues only arose because of Johnson's flawed Brexit deal - which he endorsed.
Brexit has wrecked your enterprise 23/02/2023
Star Trek actor George Takei still finds much about British politics highly illogical.
As the economic harm that it has done becomes ever clearer, all but the most die-hard Tory Brexiteers are increasingly prepared to admit that Brexit was a mistake. Trade with the Europe has slumped, productivity is down, and there are 4,000 fewer European doctors working in the NHS.
What has Brexit meant for the NHS? 10/02/2023
Mark Dayan assesses the impact of Brexit on the health service, looking at the effect on funding, the workforce and medicine supplies.
Having been grossly misled in the referendum, Britons’ anger is mounting as the reality of our plight becomes clear.
Britain will continue trying to recruit the health workers it needs from abroad, but getting back those its lost to the EU is unlikely - as ITV News Europe Editor James Mates reports.
"We have lost thousands of frontline staff... because of Brexit and an immovable visa system" [1 min] 01/02/2023
"We have lost thousands of frontline staff... because of Brexit and an immovable visa system and immigration system from Westminster" / Dr D Macaskill says Brexit has led to “bleeding” staff numbers and greater pressures on healthcare.