Brexit and the Implications for Healthcare in Wales
The AoMRC have undertaken work into Brexit, working with the UK Brexit Alliance and Cavendish Coalition. The AoMRC have worked to ensure they have a clear understanding of College concerns and positions on the relevant issues and have sought to ensure that Academy objectives are acted upon by those with relevant responsibility.
It has been agreed at Welsh council that the Academy in Wales would seek to determine a view on Brexit and its implications for healthcare in Wales. This will be achieved through discussion with member colleges, faculties and stakeholders. This work has subsequently been written into the operational plan for the Academy in Wales and update will be given at council in December.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges produced an initial position paper on Brexit following the referendum decision in June 2016 and the Council has kept the issue under review.
It has been agreed at Welsh council that the Academy in Wales would seek to determine a view on Brexit and its implications for healthcare in Wales.
The AMRCW have submitted evidence to the Assembly’s External Affairs and Additional Legislations Committee’s for the Inquiry ‘Resilience and Preparedness : the Welsh Government’s administrative and financial response to Brexit.
The EAAL Committee referenced several of the AMRCW insights in their report ‘How is the Welsh Government Preparing for Brexit’.
HoC Science and Tech Committee - Written Response
Science & Tech Committee - Written Response
BHA campaign on access to medicines and technologies
Date November 2017 / Ongoing
The AMRCW will continue to be a voice for its member colleges and seek involvement in discussion with key partners and Welsh Government.