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If ministers fear Brexit’s impact on football, what do they think it’ll do to the NHS? 

Nursing – like top-flight football – can’t afford to see foreign talent turned away
football hits the back of the net

Nursing – like top-flight football – can’t afford to see foreign talent turned away

Government ministers were recently reported to be ‘battling’ to stop Brexit bringing ‘bureaucratic chaos’ to the football transfer market.

The Home Office and football authorities discussed how to deal with the new immigration regime starting in January 2021, after the end of the current scheduled Brexit transition period. The UK government is concerned that some football clubs have not grasped that this will mean European players losing their automatic right to come and play for British teams.

Post-referendum slump

Brexit uncertainties are already hitting closer to home, with latest figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) showing that, for the second year in a row, the number of new European Union (EU) nurses registering to practise


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