Brexit in any form poses major risks to NHS, academics say

Paper in the Lancet says Brexit will damage the NHS whichever form it takes, with a ‘no deal’ potentially catastrophic

Brexit may seriously damage the NHS, whichever form it takes, with a no-deal outcome proving catastrophic, according to an analysis of the health consequences of Britain leaving the EU.

The paper in the Lancet claims that Brexit could have “profound effects” more widely for health in the UK and also hit access to healthcare for the estimated 190,000 British pensioners in the EU.

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