EU doctors working in the UK post-Brexit

Post the EU Referendum in 2016, there has been a level of uncertainty surrounding Brexit, and how this may affect our valued EU and EEA National doctors currently working, or seeking future opportunities to take up work in the UK. Pathology Group want to ensure you feel secure in your job, and confident to continue your pursuits to work as a doctor in the UK post-Brexit, whether you're in a permanent or locum role. Not only are our dedicated consultants able to answer any questions you might have regarding Brexit, we've put together some information here, as well as provided you with some useful links to answer FAQs. 

Will you need to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme?

In most circumstances, you will need to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme (settled and pre-settled status) to make sure you have the right to continue working in the UK. 

  • a country in the EU, European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland 
  • another country and you have a family member who is from the EU, EEA or Switzerland 

The EEA includes EU countries and Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. 

Will this affect your locum work? 

No, it won't. Once you've applied and gained your settled or pre-settled status you will be able to continue living and working in the UK after Brexit. 

How easy is it to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme?

You know how they say there's an app for everything these days? Well, you can even download an app to apply for your pre-settled or settled status in the UK. The app is called 'EU Exit', and it's very simple to use.