Scottish government readies ports to mitigate Brexit supply disruptions

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9 October 2019 - Likely’ disruption to the supply of medicines and radiopharmaceuticals.

In an overview of its preparations for a no-deal Brexit, the Scottish government detailed the potential effects of leaving the European Union without a deal and the steps it is taking to mitigate them.

The government lists ‘likely’ disruption to the supply of medicines and radiopharmaceuticals among the issues it thinks will require a civil contingencies response on the first day of a no-deal Brexit. The need to create a new UK drug licensing process and regulatory framework for the production and distribution is also classed as a day one problem.

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