The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, has this week written to suppliers of medicines, medical devices and clinical consumables with a progress update on the Government’s contingency planning approach.
This includes an update on changes to cross-Government planning assumptions about potential border delays, should the UK leave the EU without a deal.
The Secretary of State has also written to the health and care system today with updates on:
– changes to Government planning assumptions (as above)
– supply of medicines and vaccines
– supply of medical devices and clinical consumables
– supply of blood and other products of human origin
– supply of non-clinical consumables, goods and services
– research and clinical trials
The letters published have been published online, see links below:
– Medicines supply: No-deal Brexit preparation plans update – link here
– Letter to the health and care sector: Update on preparations for a potential no-deal Brexit – link here
– Medical devices and clinical consumables: No-deal Brexit preparation plans update – link here