This 2018 Alliance document outlines how current mutual agreements work and the impact of a possible no deal or bad deal for both patients and health care providers. (3) The UK Government will fund the health care of existing insured persons living or working in the UK for a period of six months from the date of Brexit. This provision is intended to give individuals time to make other arrangements for their future health care, including the registration of health care in their country of residence. One of the issues that is relevant in all EU countries (except Ireland) is what happens to British pensioners who live elsewhere in the EU and who currently receive the S1 certificate, which means that they are entitled to the same health care as nationals of the countries in which they live. Notify the House today that I have informed the House of an announcement made by the government on transitional health care arrangements across the EU if we are unable to reach an agreement. The UK government says British citizens living in Ireland will continue to have access to health care on the same basis as Irish citizens after Brexit, whether or not there is a deal. Access to the Spanish public health system for people entitled to health care by the UK National Health Service (NHS) following the UK`s withdrawal from the European Union is guaranteed until 31 December 2020 by the withdrawal agreement reached last November between the European Union and the United Kingdom and which is still being ratified by the British Parliament until 31 December 2020. The United Kingdom has similar agreements with the EEA-EFTA states (Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) and Switzerland. You can read this: I am a citizen of the UK and I am studying a phD/Master/ERASMUS scholarship in Spain. Do I have the right to health care? Under the Common Travel Area (CTA), British citizens living in Ireland will have access to health care in Ireland on the same basis as Irish citizens, meaning they may have to contribute financially. The UK government is in deep discussions with the Irish government to reach an agreement that would allow for the ongoing mutual health agreements.