What is the government doing to prepare for a no-deal Brexit?
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has told MPs the government has plans to stockpile drugs and medical devices in preparation for a no-deal Brexit.
Answering questions from the Health and Social Care Select Committee he said the government was working on options in conjunction with industry, according to a report in the Health Service Journal (HSJ).
Mr Hancock said: ‘Since I have arrived in the Department I have asked for this work [on no-deal planning] to accelerate. I have met with industry leaders to discuss it. We’re working right across government to ensure… that people’s health will be safeguarded in the event of a no-deal Brexit.’
Parliament: Health and Social Care Committee