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Pharmaceutical companies must make additional plans to prepare for a ‘no deal’ Brexit, health secretary Matt Hancock has said. more

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A “Norway Plus” Brexit will be the least damaging to the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector, according to an industry logistics expert. more

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Concerns have been raised over the government’s contingency plans for whether the UK can ensure a suitable supply of medicines in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. more

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Brexit negotiators have a duty to protect millions of patients on both sides of the Channel, a coalition from the UK’s health sector has said. more

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has responded to the Withdrawal Agreement, marking it as an "important step" towards securing a Brexit deal. more

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The chief executive of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) will tell the House of Commons DExEU Select Committee how they are preparing for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. more

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In her last Editor's Desk feature, Felicity Thomas analyses how Brexit is going to affect the pharma industry and what we can expect from the EMA and MHRA. more

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In preparations for Brexit, the EMA has redistributed the UK’s product portfolio to other EU members and is not allocating any centralised marketing authorisation applications to the MHRA. We take a closer look… more

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The Wasdell Group — an outsourcing partner to companies in the pharma, medical device and clinical trials industries — has announced it will be opening a new facility in Dundalk, Ireland in Spring 2019 after a €30 million investment. more

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Following a speech from the secretary of state, Dominic Raab, on the steps that government as well as business and the public sector should be taking in case of a ‘no-deal’ scenario for Brexit, we take a look at some of the responses from industry… more

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We have now passed the six month point before the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) comes into force. In this online exclusive, Mark Davison, senior operations director, rfxcel insists you ACT NOW! Here are six short reflections. more

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has responded to the recent publication of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) technical guidance on what the Brexit implementation means for life sciences. more

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As Brexit edges nearer, the European Medicines Agency has revealed further temporary scale backs and suspension of activities as a result of higher than expected staff losses resulting from its move from London to Amsterdam. more

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A new report from manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, and business advisory firm, BDO, has highlighted that strong performance by the UK’s manufacturing sector may be masking future concerns around future investment and trade. more

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Last week, the UK government saw heated debates and closely contested votes on the post-Brexit strategy, including a favourable outcome for the future relationship of the UK and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) more

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A joint statement from the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) and the BioIndustry Association (BIA) has been released in response to the publication of a government white paper more

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Data and analytics company, GlobalData, has revealed that recent survey findings from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) into Brexit preparedness of the pharma industry support its own conclusions on the matter. more

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May and Trump

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A black-tie dinner has been arranged for UK business leaders — including big pharma CEOs — and the US president, Donald Trump, to be hosted by the prime minister, Theresa May, according to an article published in the Financial Times (FT). more

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In this online exclusive, Paul Brooks, executive director, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), looks at the impact Brexit may have on the healthcare product regulatory space and how clarity is urgently needed. more

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The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has issued a response to comments made by Simon Stevens — chief executive of NHS England — during his interview on the Andrew Marr show earlier this month. more

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