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    How will Brexit affect the NHS? The English trusts that depend most on EU nurses

How will Brexit affect the NHS? The English trusts that depend most on EU nurses

In one London NHS trust, one in five nurses are from the European Economic Area. Rachel Marangozov and Matthew Williams explain why some parts of the NHS have become increasingly dependent on the EU migrant workforce and look at the implications of Brexit on recruitment. With ongoing shortages and so many nurses due to retire over the next decade, the government needs to act […]

Immigration may reduce the time you wait to see the doctor

Migrants’ access to the NHS is part of an ongoing debate in the UK, with the Home Secretary recently arguing that it is “obvious” that migration has an impact on the availability of NHS services. Looking at the impact of immigration on NHS waiting times, Osea Giuntella, Catia Nicodemo and Carlos Vargas-Silva explain that services in areas with a […]

October 13th, 2015|Featured, Immigration, NHS|7 Comments|