Our international health programme represents NHS expertise and interests in the UK’s international strategy and policy.
Led by Dr Layla McCay, director of policy, the programme includes the NHS European Office in Brussels, which provides the essential link between European policy and legislation and NHS organisations.
NHS international intelligence scanning service
Identifying and curating key international reports, research and conversations that provide insight and lessons for NHS leaders.
1 December 2023
International health services
Raising awareness of learning opportunities from across the globe for Confederation members.
We support the NHS to:
- share and benefit from international knowledge and good practice.
- develop, understand and access international opportunities.
- represent NHS interests in Brexit and in relevant EU policy and legislation.
- represent NHS expertise and interests in the UK’s international strategy and policy.
To get involved in our work, please get in touch.
The international integrated care models podcast
Insights on integrated care from across the globe.
1 July 2022
Northern Irish patients cannot be collateral damage in Brexit haggling
When the protocol grace period ends, residents may not be able to access the essential medicines they need.
2 August 2021
NHS Reset: Frugal innovation in response to COVID-19 – doing more (and better) with less
Across the globe, COVID-19 has spurred an explosion of innovation. But how have different health services approached this global emergency?
20 November 2020
Tightening visa requirements for social care and health workers could be 'ruinous' to services, leaders warn
NHS Employers has urged the government to reject any proposals to restrict visa rules in health and care.
27 November 2023
NHS Confederation responds to the The King’s Fund report comparing the NHS to other countries’ health systems
Dr Layla McCay director of policy at the NHS Confederation on the King's Fund report on how the NHS compares with other health systems
26 June 2023
Advancing race equality by building a culture of accountability at system, place and neighbourhood
Join this webinar to find out how to build a culture of accountability which is essential to address racism and advance racial equity.
5 February 2024 13:00 - 14:30 GMT
Health on the Line
New podcast series, hosted by Matthew Taylor, offers fresh perspectives on the healthcare challenges of our time and ways to confront them.
International Insights newsletter
Keep up to date on the latest pan-European and international healthcare developments.