Brexit: Harmful to your health
Cross-border services, freedom of movement: the ramifications of Brexit for these and other issues seem certain to turn parts of the Irish healthcare system upside-down
The British NHS inadvertently played a major role in the result of that country’s 2016 referendum on EU membership. Many voters throughout Britain now know better than to expect a £350 million weekly cash injection for the NHS, but what impact will Brexit have on the health services across Ireland?
“It’s scary. The ramifications are huge,” said Anthony Staines, professor of health systems at Dublin City University (DCU).
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