Medicine

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

Stockpiling: What will happen to our medicine after Brexit?

UK's largest supplier of insulin announced on Wednesday that the UK Government needs to find new shipping routes - other than Dover-Calais - if they want medicine stockpiles to be maintained. But, how much are companies really stockpiling?

 New shipping routes needed for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicine supplies

New shipping routes needed for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicine supplies

New shipping routes needed for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicine supplies

UK’s largest supplier of insulin has warned that new shipping routes will be needed as an alternative to Dover, if the Government wants medicine stockpiles to be maintained in the case of no-deal Brexit.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

NHS chief warns MPs no-deal precautions need to start before Christmas

NHS chief warns MPs no-deal precautions need to start before Christmas

NHS chief warns MPs no-deal precautions need to start before Christmas

The NHS will need to start implementing some emergency preparations before Christmas if there is a no-deal Brexit, in order to be ready for leaving the European Union in March, MPs have been warned.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Friday, September 7, 2018

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Government talks to drug companies about Brexit stockpiling

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said that UK patients access to medicines would be “unhindered” by a no-deal Brexit, as there are plans to stockpile drugs and fly in supplies of treatments with short shelf lives.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Chief Medical Officer of England concluded there was evidence of "therapeutic benefit" for some conditions

Government commissions further medicinal cannabis reviews

Government commissions further medicinal cannabis reviews

Home Secretary Sajid Javid ordered part one of the review last month following a number of high-profile cases involving children being denied access to cannabis oil

Monday, March 12, 2018

Monday, March 12, 2018

Five-inch tapeworm removed from woman's breast, after she ate three live frogs

Five-inch tapeworm removed from woman's breast, after she ate three live frogs

Five-inch tapeworm removed from woman's breast, after she ate three live frogs

The woman believed part of the folk remedy was not to tell anyone she had eaten the frogs