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Niall Dickson: The concerns of NHS staff from the EU require an urgent response from Government

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Niall Dickson

Responding to reports (13 March 2017) that NHS staff from the EU are concerned about their future in Britain, Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, which represents health service organisations across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, said:

"This is a matter of deep concern that needs to be addressed. We are pressing the Government as hard as we can to resolve this issue as quickly as possible, and we remain confident that they will be protected.

“We do understand the level of anxiety but we do hope these valued staff will stay the course. Their contribution to the NHS and indeed the whole health and care system is very significant - in short we cannot do without them. Our hospitals rely on nurses and other care staff from Europe as do a wide range of services supporting older people."

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