Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd

Brexit Information

This page will be used to signpost you to useful information and websites to support you with issues around Brexit.

Latest guidance for social care and healthcare providers

Letter from the Department of Health & Social Care - 30th October 2019

Actions for adult social care providers and local authorities to prepare for Brexit - Published 12th August - Updated 23rd October

Letter from the Department of Health & Social Care - 23rd October 2019

Local Government Association Brexit Bulletin focussing on the EU Settlement Scheme - 4th October 2019

How healthcare providers can prepare for Brexit - 20th September 2019


Government’s 'Operation Yellowhammer' Planning Assumptions

The Planning Assumptions document outlines the actions taken by Government departments to prepare for EU Exit. The document includes the measures DHSC has taken to ensure the continuity of medicine supply, clarity on reciprocal healthcare agreements with EU member states and the continuity of our social care system post EU Exit. Click HERE to view the document.


EU Settlement Scheme

As of 1st April 2019 the EU Settlement Scheme is now fully open. For more information visit: https://eucitizensrights.campaign.gov.uk


EU Exit Operational Readiness Guidance

The government has produced EU Exit Operational Readiness Guidance which outlines some of the key areas where providers should consider their plans. These include workforce, supply of medicines and consumables, and supply of non-clinical consumables goods and services. Pages 16-24 of the guidance contain action cards for various types health and social care provider, including independent providers.

It can be downloaded on the left of this page.


Government online repository

The Government is maintaining an online repository of information for the health and social care sector on planning for a potential no-deal Brexit.

Click HERE to view the repository.


New Anglia LEP

The New Anglia LEP has also produced a useful information webpage: https://newanglia.co.uk/brexit


Norfolk County Council

Norfolk County Council will communicate with the care market in Norfolk as and when information becomes available. You can also contact them via: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Care Provider Alliance

The Care Provider Alliance has developed a brief template to support care providers in preparing Contingency Plans for care services as the UK prepares to exit the EU. The template is a working document and not intended to be exhaustive. Its key purpose is to help providers ensure continuity in delivering care and support through a record of actions that may be necessary to deal with any possible disruption. Quite simply a Contingency Plan involves preparing for a situation that may not happen but could have major impact if it did. Contingency planning is a crucial part of the routine Business Continuity Planning process.

It can be downloaded on the left of this page.

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