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Supply chain worries grow

Concerns about medicines supply chain resilience, including the ongoing Brexit saga, continue to intensify and have even been raised in Parliament.

Exclusive: Pharmacists aren’t stockpiling, says NHS England

An FOI reveals there has been just one investigation into suspected stockpiling of medicines by pharmacies since January.

Export ban for four more medicines

Four more medicines have been added to the list of those that cannot be parallel exported from the UK.

MP highlights Pharmacy Magazine shortages campaign

Labour MP Holly Lynch urged the pharmacy minister to “get a grip” on the problem of medicine shortages in a parliamentary debate this week.

Parallel trade ban on 30 drugs to stop Brexit profiteering

The Times says ministers will ban the export of up to 30 drugs to prevent wholesaler profiteering in the run-up to no-deal Brexit.

PDA: Up to a fifth of drugs hit by shortages

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association says a fifth of medicines have been affected by shortages in the past three months.

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.

No deal Brexit back in DHSC spotlight

DHSC warns the main risk to the supply of medicines remains the likely bottlenecks at the short straits crossings.

EU qualifications to be recognised - deal or no deal

EU or Swiss qualified pharmacists entering the UK after Brexit may have qualifications recognised, whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal

DHSC grants record concessions amid shortages

March 2019 saw the Department of Health and Social Care grant a record amount of medicine price concessions

NHS ramps up guidance for 'no deal' Brexit

Health sector preparations for readiness to leave with ‘no deal’ have been ramped up

Steve Brine resigns as pharmacy minister to back Brexit motion

Mr Brine resigned to vote against the Government on Brexit, leaving the future of pharmacy contract talks unclear

MPs vote in favour of shortage protocols

SSPs will help highly skilled pharmacists to ensure continued medicine supply in the event of shortages, MPs heard

Hammond: Spending boost if Brexit deal passes

A £26.6bn fund set aside for a no-deal Brexit will go towards boosting public spending if the UK leaves with a deal

DHSC: 7,500 medicines have touchpoint with EU

7,000 POM and P medicines and 500 GSLs come from or via Europe, health minister Stephen Hammond said

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