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UK regulator clamps down on unsafe online medicines sites


Just a couple of points: Headline seems out of context to body of reporting. CQC is the H&SC system regulator for England not UK, GPhC is the Pharmacy system regulator for GB not UK, MHRA is UK regulator but does not register such providers. These on-line services are subject to controls and these have been implemented, in the same way as poor performing pharmacy or GP surgeries have action taken against them on a routine basis. Need to keep things in perspective and not give the impression to the public that on-line services are an issue. These have a place in modern healthcare and need to have the appropriate good governance.

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3 MAR 2017

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