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How to manage the Brexit effect

FY2 Adele Flowerdew in the emergency department of North Manchester General Hospital. Full consent. manc190915

The UK relies on its healthcare workers from the EU. Currently around 6.6 % of doctors working in the UK, which is around 10,000 doctors, received their primary medical qualification in another EEA (European Economic Area) state.

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We are deeply concerned by the ongoing political uncertainty surrounding the future of EU nationals living and working in the UK and the risk that the lack of certainty may cause some health professionals to leave the UK, or they may decide not to come and work or study in the UK.

We believe that the health of those living in the UK will suffer if we lose EU doctors due to Brexit.

In light of recent negotiations, we are reviewing our guidance for EU nationals living and working in the UK. In the meantime, some useful links are below.

  • BMA Law

    Did you know in addition to running the free Immigration Advisory Service for our members, BMA Law can provide help and support in drawing up and submitting applications (such as a Permanent Residence Card Application) at discounted rates? Call them for more information on 0300 123 2014

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