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Tuesday 20th March 2018

UK’s National Health Service Making Post-Brexit plans

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7Dnews London

Mon, 02 Jul 2018 13:16 GMT

Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) is making plans to ensure that medical supplies will be available if Britain’s leaves the European Union without a trade deal.

As reported by AP, the chief Simon Stevens said on Sunday there is “significant planning” underway to make sure the NHS can cope with a no-deal Brexit without a disruption in services. He told the BBC a no-deal departure from the bloc is not a “desirable situation” but detailed planning could soften the blow. Stevens stated Britain’s health ministry and other governmental departments are working to make sure supplies of medicine and medical equipment can still be accessed under various Brexit scenarios.


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