Only a few days to go: We’re raising £25,000 to keep TheyWorkForYou running and make sure people across the UK can hold their elected representatives to account.Donate to our crowdfunder
As we set out in the Department’s letter to the pharmaceutical industry on 23 August, in the unlikely event we leave the European Union without a deal in March 2019, based on the current cross-Government planning scenario, we will ensure the United Kingdom has an additional six weeks supply of medicines in case imports from the EU through certain routes are affected. This is the current planning assumption but will of course be subject to revision in light of future developments.
The Government has not asked the NHS to stockpile medicines. It has asked industry to make preparations for doing so.