On 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) and the outcome of the referendum has created great uncertainty for EU nationals currently living and working in the UK
regarding their future status.
While the BMA acknowledges that the exact terms of the process by which the UK will depart the EU are unclear and may remain so for some time, it is vital that
the Government offers these individuals the clarity and reassurance they deserve regarding their future status in the UK.
We are one profession, we stand by every single one of our colleagues, and we know that the National Health Service is enriched by the contribution of doctors from every country in the world.
Reassurance and clarity from the Government is vital, particularly in key public services such as the NHS, to aid workforce planning to and ensure safe staffing levels are maintained.
We compiled a briefing to the members of the House of Lords ahead of a debate on staffing levels in the NHS.
Read the briefing to the House of Lords
Are you an EU national working in the UK?
Worried about the effects of Brexit on your future here? Read our practical guidance on how you can get help.
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What the BMA is doing
The BMA has been working hard to safeguard the future of the medical profession and the patients we serve following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union on 23 June 2016.
Read about our lobbying work
What you can do
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