J.V. McHale and  E.M. Speakman  ”Charging ‘overseas visitors’ for NHS treatment, from Bevan to Windrush and beyond “(2020) Legal Studies online first



J.V. McHale, E.M.  Speakman  T.K. Hervey and  M Flear “ Health law and policy, devolution and Brexit” (2020) Regional Studies online first https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00343404.2020.1736538?journalCode=cres20

Conference Presentations

  • M Flear, ‘Diagnosing Brexit Impacts on Health’ event, Parliament Building, Stormont, Belfast, 13 September 2018
  • M Flear, ‘EU Regulation of Medical Devices: Sociotechnical Order and Implications for Brexit’, Everyday Cyborgs Workshop, University of Newcastle, 8 December 2017.
  • T Hervey, ‘New Trends in Health Systems & Patients’ Rights’, Specialised workshop at the International Autumn School on Health Law & Bioethics, Santander, Spain. 14-16 November 2018
  • T Hervey, Roundtable panelist on ‘The legal position’, public event, Delivering Brexit: Progress, Challenges, Consequences, Department of Politics and Crick Centre, Sheffield, 18 May 2018. Sheffield Crick Centre Legal and policy aspects of Brexit for health May 2018
  • T Hervey, ‘Evaluating the effects of possible post-Brexit futures on UK health law and policy’ Brexit Workshop, Department of Politics, University of Sheffield, 18 May 2018. ESRC Workshop presentation on reciprocal healthcare
  • T Hervey, ‘Health and Rights: Reproductive Health’, Roundtable panellist, Kings Transnational Law Summit, London 10-13 April 2018.
  • T Hervey, ‘The Impact of Brexit on fundamental rights: the case of healthcare’, staff and PhD student seminar, University of Trento, Italy, 28 March 2018 Oxford Legal and policy aspects of Brexit for health Trento March 2018
  • T Hervey, ‘Legal and Policy Aspects of Brexit for health’, Brexit Symposium, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and Monckton Chambers, Oxford 23 February 2018. Oxford Legal and policy aspects of Brexit for health Feb 2018
  • T Hervey, ‘The legal position on Brexit’, Consulegis Annual Workshop, Sheffield 9 February 2018. Consilegus talk 9 February 2018
  • T Hervey, ‘Overview: what does Brexit mean for health and health law’ for ESRC Brexit Priority Grant ES/R002053/1 workshop, Brussels, 20 October 2017 (attended by c 20 delegates from a range of stakeholders). Brussels workshop 20 October 2017
  • T Hervey, ‘Legal Aspects of Brexit and Implications for Healthcare’, for Brexit: an opportunity for UK healthcare, Royal Society of Medicine, London, 28 September 2017. Hervey RSM 28 Sept 2017
  • T Hervey, ‘Setting the Scene: what does Brexit mean for patients?’ and ‘Accessing Healthcare Here and Abroad: how will Brexit affect the treatment of visitors from the EU and vice versa’, BMA Conference ‘Brexit Means….What for Patients?’, London, 19 September 2017 (attended by c 75 delegates from the BMA and other health sector organisations). BMA Patient Liaison Group Symposium Access to health care 19 Sept 2017BMA Patient Liaison Group Symposium on Brexit 19 Sept 2017
  • T Hervey, Plenary speaker on ‘Brexit’ for Health Services Research UK Annual Symposium, Nottingham, 6 July 2017 (attended by c 250 leading researchers together with senior managers, decision-makers and service users from a broad range of NHS and social care bodies, central and local government, industry and the third sector). HSR Nottingham Brexit 6 July 2017
  • T Hervey, Roundtable panelist on barriers to justice for EU nationals, ESRC project workshop ‘EU Rights Project: testing the theory of EU citizenship and the limits of equal treatment’, York, 22 and 23 June 2017 (attended by c 50 lawyers, advice workers, tribunal judges and academics working on EU citizens’ rights).
  • T Hervey, ‘Research, Science, Technology and Health after Brexit’ for MANREG conference on Brexit, Regulation and Society, Manchester, 13 June 2017. MANREG Brexit Regulation and Society June 2017
  • T Hervey, ‘The Law, the Great Repeal Bill, Health and Brexit’, Society for Social Medicine conference ‘Health and Brexit’, Wellcome Trust, London, 18 May 2017. Society for Social Medicine May 2017
  • J McHale and EM Speakman, ‘Public Health, Law and the Devolveds: The Brexit Effect(s)’, for Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference, Leeds, 4 April 2019.
  • J McHale, ‘The EU, Brexit and traditional herbal medicines: Freedom to practice or the end of legitimacy?’, invited presentation at event Negotiating the Boundaries of Legitimate Healthcare, at University of Kent, Canterbury, 8 November 2018
  • J McHale, ‘Brexit, what does it mean for medicine in Northern Ireland?’, keynote address at Annual Clinical Education Day, Queen’s University Medical School and the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency, Belfast, 25 October 2018
  • J McHale, ‘The NHS, Brexit and UK Law: Immediate, Intermediate and Long-Term Impacts’, invited presentation at the conference The NHS at 70, University of Liverpool, 29 June 2018
  • J McHale (with Professor Robert Lee), ‘Brexit, NHS and Health Law’, invited presentation to the Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Birmingham, 19 June 2018
  • J McHale, ‘Brexit, NHS and Social Care’, invited presentation to the Conference of Postgraduate Medical Deans, University of Bristol, 7 June 2018
  • J McHale, Brexit, Medical Devices and the Government’s Elusive Impact Case Study’, Everyday Cyborgs Workshop, University of Newcastle, 8 December 2017.
  • J McHale, ‘The Impact of Brexit on the Regulation of Pharmaceuticals and Clinical Trials’, ‘Brexit the Road Ahead’ Seminar, for ESRC Social Science Festival, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham, November 2017 (attended by c800 people).
  • J McHale, ‘Health Law Outside the EU: Immediate, Intermediate and Long-Term Impacts’ at POST (Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology) event on ESRC Brexit research for policy, Portcullis House, Westminster, 30 October 2017.
  • J McHale, ‘Clinical Trials for Medicinal Products and the Regulation of Medicines: Brexit an uncertain future’, for BMA Conference ‘Brexit Means….What for Patients?’, London, 19 September 2017 (attended by c 75 delegates from the BMA and other health sector organisations).

Media and  Public Engagement

J.McHale interviewed on BBC Radio Northern Ireland for their lunchtime Talk Back programme on 4th December https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0001dym


J.McHale and E.Speakman Presentation on the impacts of Brexit for Scotland at the Scottish Parliament in February 2019 was issued by the Parliament as a podcast


Also in that section

After the entry

J McHale,  Oral evidence given to the House of Lords EU Home Affairs and Health Subcommittee, Inquiry on Brexit and Reciprocal Healthcare, 11 October 2017, followed by subsequent written evidence, both of which were extensively cited in the Report.


Please include an  additional link to the Report

House of Lords European Union Committee, 13th Report of Session 2017–19 Brexit: reciprocal healthcare HL Paper 107