Brexit and health and social care—people & process Contents


Terms of Reference


1 Introduction

Our work

Issues arising from Brexit

2 The process of Brexit negotiations

Influence of health within the negotiations

Brexit cabinet committee

Departmental resources

Contingency planning

Consultation & scrutiny

3 Health & social care workforce


Workforce numbers


Regional impact

Experience of EU staff

Uncertainty for existing staff

Future staffing requirements


Maintaining access to expertise

Public interest weighting

Revisions to professional regulation


Competency testing

Access to alert mechanisms

European working time directive

Potential for reform

Barriers to reform

4 Reciprocal healthcare

Uncertainty and distress

Impact on vulnerable people

Negotiation and bilateral agreements

Costs of reciprocal healthcare

Payments and receipts

5 Outstanding issues for our successor committee

Medicines, devices and substances of human origin

Public health

Food, alcohol and tobacco

Further topics for investigation

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

27 April 2017