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Ireland must plan for post-Brexit medicine shortages

Safeguarding the medicines supply chain for Irish patients is now critical

30th August, 2018

“….As a responsible government, we continue to prepare proportionately for all scenarios…”

So said Matt Hancock, Britain’s Secretary of State for Health and Social Care.

Hancock’s comments were contained in a letter addressed to British pharmaceutical companies and suppliers setting out the British government’s medicine supply contingency plans in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit.

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