Brexit and the NHS workforce

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The United Kingdom's vote in the European Union (EU) referendum to leave the EU has created significant uncertainty among our NHS workforce.

Our EU staff are a valued and appreciated group of the 1.2 million workers in the NHS. It is important that they are provided with the certainty they need to continue living and working in the UK.

NHS Employers will continue to work on your behalf to influence the UK government’s negotiating priorities and position in the interest of the NHS.

We will keep you informed on developments as they arise, and here you will find the support and information you need throughout this process. 

Sign up to the NHS European Office's Brexit bulletin for all the latest updates straight to your inbox. 

Further information about Brexit and the health and care sector can be found on the NHS Confederation website.

Cavendish Coalition

The Cavendish Coalition

A committed group of health and care organisations coming together to provide support and guidance as we prepare to exit the EU.

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#LoveOurEUStaff

Join our twitter campaign to show support and discover what other NHS organisations are doing for their EU workers.

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Blogs

Read a selection of blogs written to help you understand more about the implications of the leave vote on our European staff and wider Brexit issues.

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Resources and guidance

A range of information and guidance to support you and your staff with NHS EU workforce issues.

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Frequently asked questions

To help you and your staff, we have created some FAQs to some of the key immigration issues surrounding Brexit and European workers.

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Workforce Implications

To help you and your staff we will keep you up to date on the potential workforce implications as negotiations to leave the EU progress. 

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HSJ award

The inaugural EU award category at this years HSJ awards will recognise and celebrate the contribution of the NHS's European staff.

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