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This week, the Prime Minister triggered article 50 to formally announce our imminent departure from the European Union.
A lot has been written here about the Horton Hospital and the National Health Service.
Staffing is already a major issue. More doctors, particularly GPs, are retiring than being trained. The Junior Doctors dispute did not help. Nor will the changes to how private doctors who work for the NHS are taxed announced last Autumn. But Brexit poses a new threat to NHS’s viability.
10% of doctors in the UK are from the EU. The number of EU nationals working in the NHS nearly doubled between February 2012 & 2016. Now we learn that the number of nurses recruited from Europe for our NHS collapsed from nearly 800 a month to less than 200 a month during 2016. This despite 24,000 unfilled nursing vacancies in England.
George Osborne’s change so that nurses no longer get a bursary but a loan will not encourage young people to train.
Britain may have voted to leave but they did not vote to weaken our NHS.
The government needs to get its act together and start standing up for the rights of EU citizens who pay their taxes and work especially those in our health service & social care sectors.
Anything less, would be an act of wilful negligence putting patients at risk.
Councillor Sean Woodcock B.A. (Hons), M.A.
Leader of the Opposition & Leader of the Labour group, Cherwell District Council. Member for Ruscote, Banbury Town Council,
Member for Banbury Ruscote, Cherwell District Council
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