The UK opted to leave the EU by majority of 52% on June 23rd. The potential consequences of Brexit are still being debated and will be for at least the next two years, the minimum period needed for negotiations between the UK and other EU member states to come to a conclusion.
Although the “Leave” campaign persistently claimed that the NHS would be in a better position outside the EU, recent stats and figures show that the impact of Brexit could result in a loss of public services of £36bn a year, which could leave a big black hole in NHS funding.
It is impossible to say how the National Health Service will fare if the UK pushes through its separation from the EU. This is why we decided to collect this set of data from different sources in order to provide a clear and neutral breakdown of the key facts of the relationship between the NHS and the EU.
An infographic by medigo.com