FMD

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Brexit delay impacts FMD implementation

As the Brexit process drags on, we asked a couple of FMD solution suppliers for an update on where things stand

FMD: a progress check

With mixed messages circulating about the effect of Brexit on FMD, it’s no surprise community pharmacy remains confused about what to do, and when. 

100 days to FMD deadline

With 100 days to go before the February 9 deadline for the Falsified Medicines Directive, community pharmacies should not delay in ensuring they are FMD-ready, the National Pharmacy Association has said

FMD funding tabled for 2019-20 contract negotiations

Negotiations between PSNC and the Government on the issue of whether pharmacists will receive funding for implementing the FMD will form part of the 2019-20 contract discussions, CEO Simon Dukes said

CCA: FMD "must not disrupt" medicines supply after Brexit

FMD“must not disrupt” the medicines supply chain after Brexit – and pharmacies should be fully compensated if the UK departs from the Directive, the Company Chemists' Association has said

Have you ordered your scanners yet?

It’s just a few months to ‘FMD day’, 9 February 2019. What do you actually need to do now? 

Pharma companies behind on FMD preparation

The Belgian non-profit, which was set up to keep falsified medicines out of the European medicines supply chain, said that many pharma companies were behind on the ‘on-boarding’ process

NPA issues guide to FMD for contractors

Community pharmacy needs clarity from the government on the funding that will be made available for FMD implementation, the NPA said

Stock shortages expected with Brexit and FMD

Current stock shortages could reoccur as a result of Brexit, and when the Falsified Medicines Directive comes into force in February 2019, a panel session at the Pharmacy Show concluded.

Sigma Pharmaceuticals receives award for innovation

Sigma MD Bharat Shah has received an innovation award for the design and assembly of a new picking/packing warehouse in Watford

FMD will go ahead in UK community pharmacies

A range of unanswered questions need to be resolved about FMD in community pharmacy

FMD should be at ‘minimum cost’ to contractors

The UK FMD Working Group for Community Pharmacy says the process, which comes into effect in 2019, should have minimal impact on pharmacy working practices

The efficiency challenge

Pharmacies, wholesalers and manufacturers are all looking for greater efficiency, says Alliance Healthcare’s Jeremy Main

Falsified Medicines Directive: the perfect storm

What will the plans to scan all medicines packs at the point of supply mean for community pharmacy workloads?