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HPRA to raise fees to drug companies by 8%

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
6th January, 2019

The medicines regulator is proposing to increase its fees to veterinary and pharma companies by 8 per cent.

In submissions to the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA), representative groups warned that their members already faced increased costs due to Brexit and the implementation of the Falsified Medicines Directive.

In a statement, the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) said: “We consider the fees increase part of the overall Brexit cost which is being passed on to the...

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