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What the Chequers Brexit plan means for the NHS

Theresa May's proposal is a step in the right direction   

By Mark Dayan  

Photo: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire/PA Images

Conservative Party conference was dominated by firm views on the government’s Chequers plan for the UK’s future relationship with the EU. Boris Johnson called it “humiliating”, “dangerous” and “unstable”: the prime minister responded by saying his alternatives tore up guarantees to the people of Northern Ireland.

All this can seem a long way from the nuts and bolts of what Brexit means for the NHS and life sciences in the UK. But the Chequers plan is a detailed and complicated compromise between factions in government, published as a white…

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