Nigel Praities is executive editor at The Pharmaceutical Journal.
Exclusive: The chair of the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has said he is “concerned” that planned cuts to preregistration training could make it more difficult to ensure that pharmacists can meet the changing demands of the NHS.
The prospect of medicines shortages following a no-deal Brexit on 29 March 2019 is “hair-raising” and pharmacists will be on the front line, the chief medical officer for England has said.
There are not enough cold-chain warehouses in the UK to ensure the supply of medicines, such as insulin or vaccines, in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit, and it could take up to a year to build new ones, MPs have heard.
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