Brexit and its implications for health in the UK & Europe


17 December 2019

10.30 - 12.00 CET

9.30 - 11.00 GMT

Navigating the health implications of Brexit for the United Kingdom and Europe.

All you need to know about the state of play and lessons learned on both sides, brought to you by experts and academia.

Webinar programme

10.30 – 10:35 Welcome

Sascha Marschang, EPHA Deputy Director

10:35 – 10:45 Lessons learned in the UK: the framing of health in the Brexit debate, myths & disinformation… and what it means for advocacy

May van Schalkwyk, University College London

10:45 – 10:55 Lessons learned in the EU27: Brexit, human rights and the sanctity of the internal market

Fiona Godfrey, EPHA Secretary General

10:55 – 11:10 EPHA’s work on Brexit and international trade: a summary

George Thurley, EPHA consultant

11:10 – 11:20 Lessons learned: Implications of a new trade relationship between the EU & UK for health

Gabriel Siles-Brugge, EPHA Scientific Advisor, Warwick University

11:20 – 11:30 Latest updates from the Brexit Health Alliance

Kate Ling, NHS Confederation Office Europe

11:30 – 11:50 Q&A

Sascha Marschang

11.50 – 12:00 Closing remarks: Where do we go from here?

Fiona Godfrey, EPHA Secretary General


Fiona Godfrey

EPHA Secretary General

Sascha Marschang

EPHA Deputy Director

George Thurley

EPHA consultant

May van Schalkwyk

University College London

Gabriel Siles-Brugge

EPHA Scientific Advisor, Warwick University

Ilse Bosch

NHS Confederation Office Europe


Sascha Marschang

Deputy Director

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