The purpose of the BHA is to safeguard the issues of health in light of Britain leaving the European Union.
The group wants to work with the UK Government to argue that it is in both the UK's and Europe's best interests to continue to co-operate on research and in public health issues post-Brexit. The BHA is also seeking commitment from the UK Government towards medical research and providing alternative funding. In addition, it wants to see UK citizens’ rights to receiving healthcare in EU countries will continue.
The members of the BHA are:
In times of uncertainty, it is good to see a strong voice fighting together to keep the interests of patients as well as players in the pharma, medical devices and healthcare sectors at the forefront of people's thoughts as negotiations on Brexit really get underway.