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Drug companies ‘in constant emergency’ due to Brexit uncertainty

A representative for UK drug manufacturers has told MPs that Brexit negotiators must reach a deal to prevent supply chain chaos. 

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.

NPA: Give MPs oversight of hub & spoke bill

The NPA says a Bill allowing changes to the law on medicines supply must be subject to parliamentary scrutiny.

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill: second reading March 2

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

Squeezed margins ‘the biggest threat facing pharmacy’ in 2020

Pressures on gross margins are the biggest threat facing community pharmacies in 2020, according to a new survey.

No-deal Brexit preparations wound down

DHSC advises no-deal preparations should cease.

More tariff changes on the way?

A consultation on medicines reimbursement could see further tightening of price controls in the specials market, but the timetable is uncertain...

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.

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