Current Issues

  • Falsified Medicines Directive

      The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is the European Union (EU) regulation designed to protect the Member States from the threat of falsified medicines. It came into force in UK national ....

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  • Medical Devices

    Following the PIP breast implant scandal in 2010 the European Commission signaled in September 2012 its intention to increase the regulation of medical devices in the EU to increase consumer and clini....

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  • NHS Collaboration

    Aside from distributing to all community pharmacies and dispensing doctor practices across the United Kingdom, HDA UK member wholesalers also manage and distribute to all NHS hospitals. This is an are....

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  • Healthcare Distribution Sector Change

    The healthcare distribution sector is changing rapidly. Pharmaceutical wholesalers no longer operate in isolation. Patients, pharmacies, hospitals, doctors and the pharmaceutical industry are more clo....

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