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.
28 February 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
NHS engagement in international commercial opportunities
This guide aims to support NHS organisations that are considering undertaking or expanding their international commercial work.
15 June 2021
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
The growth in numbers of nurses being recruited from abroad in recent years speaks again to the lack of investment
Danny Mortimer responds to the latest analysis from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) on international recruitment.
21 October 2022
Get ready for NHS ConfedExpo
NHS ConfedExpo begins on 15 June, bringing together health and care leaders across the UK for the first time since before the pandemic.
14 June 2022
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.