The implications of Brexit for the Irish health system

Authors: Brian Turner

Volume, Year and Page number: 190, 503–504 (2021)

While COVID-19 has rightly been the focus of attention in recent times, the previous issue of concern in Ireland—Brexit—has not gone away. Although the UK signed up to a transitional arrangement, if a trade deal is not concluded by the end of 2020, then it will essentially mean a hard Brexit by another name. This will have significant effects on the Irish health system, which will be manifested in several ways.

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Irish Journal of Medical Science