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NI protocol ‘already disrupting medicine supply’

Some medicines are already becoming unavailable in Northern Ireland because of the Brexit protocol, an industry spokesperson has said.

Drug supply chains holding up post Brexit says DH

There has been a lower than expected level of disruption to the medicines supply chain since the end of the withdrawal period on January 1 says DHSC.

Day Lewis: Pharmacists must meet Brexit challenges head on

The post-December 31 Brexit landscape presents a number of challenges for Britain's community pharmacy network, Jay Patel of Day Lewis has said. 

Government urged to allow pharmacists to alter prescriptions

Pharmacy figures met the government to discuss proposals allowing pharmacists to change prescriptions.

MHRA to link with overseas regulators post-Brexit

Pharmacos that submit applications to some or all of participating countries will have products evaluated in those countries simultaneously

Rowlands’ losses more than double ‘due to Category M changes’

Rowlands attributes a £71.3m financial loss to Government decisions including changes to Category M reimbursement prices. 

Hancock urged to allow pharmacists to amend scripts

Health bodies petition health secretary for change in the law to allow pharmacists to amend scripts when medicines out of stock.

Brexit: Manufacturers told to stockpile once more

DHSC is once again asking suppliers to stockpile 6 weeks' supply of medicines.

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: second reading March 2

Bill gives government powers to update medicines regulations once Brexit transition period complete.

No-deal Brexit preparations wound down

DHSC advises no-deal preparations should cease.

NAO: Still significant gaps in no-deal medicines planning

There still significant gaps in the government’s efforts to safeguard medicines supply after a no-deal Brexit.

Raine replaces Hudson at MHRA

Dr June Raine is taking over Ian Hudson as interim chief executive of the MHRA pending a permanent appointment.

RPS warns Boris Johnson of no deal flu threat

In a letter to Boris Johnson, health bodies said they were “unable to reassure patients" that Brexit wouldn't affect them.

Leaked no deal dossier warns of “severe” medicines delays

A leaked Government dossier suggests that medicines would be “vulnerable to severe extended delays”.

DHSC puts up £25m for no-deal express medicines freight service

The DHSC is inviting tenders for an express freight contract to ensure the supply of medicines in a no deal Brexit.

Javid ramps up no deal medicines budget

The chancellor has made £434m available to avoid disruption in medicines supply in the event of a no deal Brexit.

Online FMD advice issued

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has issued online guidance for community pharmacies to comply with the Falsified Medicines Directive.

Brexit: business as usual?

Prescribers are not required to write longer NHS prescriptions,The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) advises community pharmacies.  

RPS speaks out on risks of no-deal Brexit

The RPS commented on the risks of any failure to secure a Brexit deal that ensured the "effective movement" of pharmaceutical products between the UK and the EU

Brexit negotiators urged to prioritise patient safety

The HDA joined the House of Commons’ Health and Social Care Committee in urging Brexit negotiators to prioritise patient safety in the next round of talks

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