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Refusal to nominate speaker derails legislature and raises stakes in London’s dispute with Brussels
‘This flies in the face of common sense and the government’s commitment to high levels of animal and human health,’ say experts.
Commenting on reports that the Prime Minister has indicated that post-Brexit checks on food imports from the EU to Great Britain are to be delayed for a fourth time, the British Veterinary Association has reiterated a stark warning over disease threats.
‘Deeply misguided’ to ‘weaken this layer of protection for both animal and public health’, government told.
American agricultural lobby groups had criticised some of the import bans.
In a new direct Brexit spinoff, authorities at the British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar have confirmed that routine patients may henceforth be ferried for treatment to Spanish hospitals only if their ambulances are staffed by Gibraltar Health Authority (GHA) employees who live in Spain or by EU nationals, it was reported.
The government has said it could use its new Brexit "freedoms" to ditch planned EU car safety regulations. / Package of measures aimed to reduce head injuries and pedestrian deaths.
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.
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.
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.
“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
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.