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The Known Unknowns of Brexit: Part II – Recruitment

The decision made by the British public for the UK to exit the European Union will undoubtedly have profound implications on the future of the country. Last week, we examined some of the known unknowns after seven months of Brexit fallout. In this second part, Clinical Career assesses one final key area over which Brexit...

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The Known Unknowns of Brexit: Part I

The dust is beginning to settle on the Brexit referendum, which took place on 23rd June last year. With seven months’ water having gone under the bridge, we’re now better placed to begin to understand the impact of this critical constitutional decision for both Britain and the NHS. Nonetheless, there are still a lot of...

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The Referendum on the Future of the NHS

The winter crisis in the NHS has underlined once again the problems that the publicly-funded healthcare service faces. Reports have been rife in the media of fatal blockages within NHS services, and there has even been a significant political argument on the subject. Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour party argues that the Conservative government has failed to...

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Does TTIP Pose a Threat to the NHS as we Know it?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, more commonly referred to as TTIP, has created a lot of headlines and controversy considering that it doesn’t actually exist yet! The proposed trade agreement between the European Union and the United States is intended to promote trade and multilateral economic growth. Ostensibly a companion to the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

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Will Sterling Fall Seriously Damage the NHS?

Recent falls in the value of sterling relative to both the dollar and euro have generated massive headlines in Britain. The Brexit-fuelled slump of the pound has had a significant impact on numerous industries, and many expert observers are already predicting that the influence over the NHS will be significant. The Tyranny of the Market...

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Cross-Border Cooperation Under Threat in Post-Brexit UK

The recent Brexit decision which has led to Britain exiting the European Union, or at least will in the foreseeable future, will have numerous impacts on the National Health Service. But one particularly important aspect of this change to the way that the NHS operates could be chaos in cross-border cooperation. Strong ties Naturally in...

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