European lobbying

The BMA’s European office works with European medical partners, MEPs, key EU institutions and governments to mitigate Brexit's impact on the medical profession.

Location: UK International
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Tuesday 15 December 2020
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Our partners in the European medical profession share our concerns about the potential impact of Brexit. We have been working closely with them, alongside the EU’s Brexit leads, to mitigate the damage that Brexit will cause to our members and the wider medical profession.

They have written to:

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier responded in the European Parliament to advise that "doctors working before Brexit can continue to work in their host countries. Their professional qualifications will continue to be recognised, just like in other professions."

BMA council chair Chaand Nagpaul, has also written separately to:

The BMA and our partners in the European medical profession will continue to lobby key EU Brexit leads to help ensure the best possible outcomes for continued partnership and medical standards across Europe and the EU.