Brexit and the European Medical Profession

05/06/2017 News Europe , News UEMO , Policy2 2039 Views

UEMO General Assembly, held in London on 27-28 May 2017, unanimously agreed to send a letter to Michael Barnier, EU Chief Brexit Negotiator, stating that the care provided by general practitioners on both sides of the Border is essential and valued by all.

In the interests of patient care UEMO called on the EU to ensure four points:

1. The ongoing cooperation of safe provision of cross border patient services;

2. The free movement of patients and health professionals across the border;

3. The continued recognition of medical qualifications across borders on the island of Ireland;

4. Clarification of funding for joint medical research initiatives.


On 6 June 2017 a letter, cosigned by CPME, has been released. It can be dowloaded here.

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