Tag: Brexit

UK Plans to Loosen Rules on Low-Risk Clinical Trials in Post-Brexit Shakeup

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The United Kingdom government has proposed relaxing the regulatory requirements on the lowest risk clinical trials after it leaves the European Union. Officials made the proposal in a suite of changes...

Highlights of EMA Management Board Meeting

At its 3 October 2019 meeting in Amsterdam, the European Medicines Agency's Management Board elected Lorraine Nolan as vice-chair of the Board for a three-year period. Dr Nolan is Chief Executive of t...

Meds Could Be Delayed Up to 6 Months in Worst Brexit Scenario

Medicine and medical product supply chains could experience “severe extended delays” for up to six months in the “worst case” scenario after the UK leaves the EU, according to a government report. ...

No-Deal Brexit Could “Devastate” NHS, Health Leaders Warn

A no-deal Brexit could “devastate” the NHS by disrupting the supply of life-saving medicine by up to six months, health leaders have warned. The British Medical Association, Royal College of Nursin...

MHRA Cleared API in AZ’s Calquence for Export to EU in No-Deal Brexit

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has added the active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in AstraZeneca’s Calquence to the list of materials cleared for export to the E...

Possible Meds Shortage in No-Deal Brexit Case

Leaked government documents have revealed that a no-deal Brexit will result in medicine shortages. The Operation Yellowhammer dossier indicates that fewer drug imports could be a reality for the UK. ...

UK’s Department of Health Set Up Service to Deliver Medicines as Part of Brexit Preparations

The Department of Health and Social Care is setting up a service to deliver urgent medicines and medical products into the UK within one to four days as part of Brexit preparations. The Department ...

Experts Warning Over Shortages of Medicines in Europe in Case of No-deal Brexit

As the Oct. 31 deadline for Britain to leave the European Union approaches, health professionals are warning that shortages of some medicines could worsen in Europe in the event of a no-deal Brexit. ...

EC Reminded about Batch Testing Transfer of Medicinal Products after Brexit

From today’s perspective, the UK will be a third country as of 1 November 2019. As a result, all batch testing facilities will have to be fully transferred to the EU27/EEA by 1 January  2020. T...

MHRA to Issue Guidance for UK Manufacturers in No-Deal Case

If Boris Johnson is named the new UK Prime Minister, many will regard the chance of a no-deal Brexit as an uncomfortably real possibility. Drugmakers need to prepare accordingly, and the UK’s Medic...

UK Updated No-Deal Brexit Plans for Meds Supply

The government has announced plans to launch procurement exercises to secure freight capacity if the UK leaves the EU with no deal. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will lead a pro...

Sanofi Plans Fly Supply of Flu Vaccine to UK after Brexit

Drugs company Sanofi has plans to fly supplies of flu vaccine into the UK if other transport routes are disrupted after the country leaves the EU. Hugo Fry, the managing director of its UK arm, tol...

EMA Published Q&A for Brexit

EMA has published a questions-and-answers (Q&A) document for patients, healthcare professionals and the general public on the preparatory work that European Union authorities are doing to prevent ...

EMA’s Clearance about GMP Certificate Validation after Brexit

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has updated the agency's Brexit-related guidance documents. These documents are supporting pharmaceutical companies in preparing for the United Kingdom's (UK) withd...

Ireland Not to Stockpile Med before Brexit

Ireland’s deputy prime minister on Tuesday called on people not to stockpile medicine before Britain quits the European Union, saying the country had at least eight weeks of supply and was moving to s...

UK and Israel Bilateral Trade Agreement

Economy Minister Eli Cohen and British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox put pen to paper on a bilateral trade continuity agreement in Tel Aviv on Monday, less than 40 days before th...