Former Health Secretary calls for extra £5bn for NHS

  • September 23rd, 2016
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Former Health Secretary Andrew Lansley has called for an extra £5bn a year to be given to the NHS as part of a “Brexit bonus”. The former Conservative MP said the public are right to feel the NHS should receive additional funding following Leave campaigners’ £350m pledge to the NHS prior to the EU referendum […]

Nursing shortages could be made worse following EU vote

  • July 8th, 2016
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Following the vote to leave the EU, a shortage of nurses in the UK will continue for years to come and could get worse, experts are predicting. A new report from the Institute of Employment Studies (IES) has recommended the government grant up to 15,000 visas for nurses from outside the EU over the next […]

Uncertainty for UK universities following EU referendum vote

  • June 24th, 2016
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Following the vote in favour of Brexit (British exit) earlier this year, universities in the UK now face uncertainties about the future of research funding, student fees and hiring of staff from the European Union (EU). Current figures show there was strong support for the Remain side in university towns including Oxford, Cambridge and Bristol. […]

How would Britain leaving the EU affect our health service?

  • May 6th, 2016
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In June, the British public will vote on whether to leave or remain in the European Union (EU). Whatever the outcome, there are growing concerns about how this could affect our health service. Vote in The NHS’ greatest resource is its staff. The NHS is the fifth largest employer in the world and ensuring staffing […]