PAC report warns Government underestimating challenges facing NHS

23 April 2019

A new House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report has warned that the Government has underestimated the challenges facing the NHS, which could “rapidly reach crisis point” if it continues to lose staff and fails to attract more overseas workers because of Brexit.

Care Minister writes about EU care workers’ rights after Brexit

23 April 2019

Care Minister Caroline Dinenage has said the prospect of leaving the EU will be causing anxiety for many EU nationals who either live, train or work as part of the health and care system in the UK, and has urged staff to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme.

EU workers’ qualifications to be recognised with or without a Brexit deal

10 April 2019

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that EU workers’ qualifications and registrations will be recognised in the UK after Brexit, even if Britain exits the EU without a deal. This has been made possible by legislation introduced by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).

Agency workers and employment businesses under the spotlight

3 April 2019

The Government has published two significant pieces of legislation affecting employment: the Agency Workers (Amendment) Regulations 2019; and the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2019.