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Ending EU citizen's freedom of movement will kill the NHS

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21.08.2019

Nobody voted to kill the NHS, yet with the prospect of leaving Europe without a deal and ending the freedom of movement for EU citizens the Government might as well start planning its funeral.

Home secretary Priti Patel’s determination for border restrictions to be imposed immediately on October 31 – stripping EU citizens of their rights to work and live in the UK – will have a huge impact on the 65,000 EU citizens who work for the NHS. People like me, who treat you and your loved ones, and help keep the health service afloat.

I was born in Spain in the 70s and, growing up, I admired Great Britain.

As a toddler my parents used to put me to sleep listening to The Beatles music. My favourite TV programmes were Blackadder, The Young Ones and Faulty Towers. As a teenager my favourite groups were Oasis and Blur. I admired its fashion, its culture and multiculturalism.

I studied nursing in Spain and, after finishing in 1997, I tried to find a permanent job for three years but ended up delivering pizzas to try to pay my bills. I was demoralised and fed up.

I wanted to be a nurse and my........

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