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UK pharmacies should continue FMD preparations ‘with appropriate caution’ due to no-deal Brexit fears, NHS England warns

Thursday 14th February 2019

Fears that the UK is heading towards a no-deal Brexit mean British pharmacists should continue preparing for the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) ‘with appropriate caution’, NHS England has warned.
The directive, which came into force last Saturday (9 February), is a pan-European regulation that requires pharmacies to decommission and verify the authenticity of medicines using barcode scanning software before they are dispensed to patients.

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