EU Settlement Scheme launched through the Home Office

06 Dec 2018

Those who work in the health and social care sector including pharmacists can now participate in the pilot of the EU Settlement Scheme launched through the Home Office.

This scheme will be available for a number of years, however, a short pilot phase is open for Healthcare Professionals until Saturday 22 December 2018. Please note: this is not the deadline as the scheme will run for a number of years. Applicants need to complete an online application form, guidance is available here.

Additionally, the Department for Exiting the European Union has announced what would happen to citizens’ rights in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, both for EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU.

The NPA is continuing to keep abreast on all developments relating to Brexit including meeting with senior officials in Government, MHRA and other stakeholders within the pharmacy and healthcare sector. NPA members with questions or concerns relating to Brexit are invited to contact NPA Pharmacy Services at .

Further information and guidance is also available on GOV.UK. You may find the following links useful:

EU Settlement Scheme pilot: applicant information

Settled and pre-settled status for EU citizens and their families