UK – Delays to cancer testing and treatment ‘inevitable’ after Brexit

A senior medic has warned that delays to cancer testing and treatment will be “inevitable” as a result of a no-deal Brexit.

Clinicians have been urged to reduce their workload in the days after 29 March, when the UK is due to leave the European Union.

BBC Newsnight reported the news that The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) has told doctors to prepare for possible delays for some drugs used to detect cancer, regardless of the outcome of Brexit.

With just 23 days to go before we leave the EU, MPs still need to get a meaningful vote on the Brexit deal, and if the no-deal is rejected, there is still potential to vote on extending Article 50, thus delaying the exit…