How will Brexit affect health services in the UK? An updated evaluation

  title={How will Brexit affect health services in the UK? An updated evaluation},
  author={N. Fahy and T. Hervey and S. Greer and H. Jarman and M. Mckee},
  journal={The Lancet},
  • N. Fahy, T. Hervey, +2 authors M. Mckee
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science, Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • All forms of Brexit are bad for health, but some are worse than others. This paper builds on our 2017 analysis using the WHO health system building blocks framework to assess the likely effects of Brexit on the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK. We consider four possible scenarios as follows: a No-Deal Brexit under which the UK leaves the EU on March 29, 2019, without any formal agreement on the terms of withdrawal; a Withdrawal Agreement, as negotiated between the UK and EU and awaiting… CONTINUE READING
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