Brexit and the NHS

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The NHS European Office is playing a key role in analysing the implications of the UK’s vote to leave the EU on the NHS, enabling NHS organisations and senior decision-makers to make informed decisions about next steps.

Here you’ll find the latest information on the EU withdrawal process, an overview of implications for the NHS, frequently asked questions and up-to-the-minute commentary and analysis.

You can also find out more about our activity to influence Brexit negotiations with the NHS Confederation and as part of the cross-sector Cavendish Coalition.

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Brexit: Latest Updates

Latest news and developments on the Brexit negotiations

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The implications

Possible implications for the NHS arising from the vote to leave the EU.

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Our commentary & analysis

Blog posts, consultation responses and publications with our view on what Brexit means for the health and care sector.

FAQs

Brexit: FAQs

All your questions answered on the Brexit process and on what leaving the EU will mean for the NHS.

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Brexit Health Alliance

The Brexit Health Alliance has been established to support the healthcare sector as the UK leaves EU.

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The Cavendish Coalition

The NHS European Office is a member of the Cavendish Coalition, an influential group of health and care organisations committed to ensuring standards of care are maintained as Britain prepares to withdraw from the EU.

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Other Brexit resources

This section highlights publications and research on Brexit from external sources that may be of interest to the health and care sector.

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An alliance of leading healthcare organisations has called on the government to protect the interests of patients in Brexit negotiations with the EU.

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New legislation which could give official powers to the Health Service Safety Investigation Branch (HSSIB) has been unveiled in the Queen’s Speech.

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Significant changes are needed to improve the coordination of care for homeless people and ensure they have equitable access to palliative care, writes Dr Caroline Shulman. Innovations in London and Canada offer ways forward.

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