Government builds “refrigerated capacity” for medicines in event of no-deal Brexit

London, UK: Health Secretary Matt Hancock says the government is building more refrigerated capacity for medicines in case there is a no-deal Brexit.

Speaking to Robert Peston on ITV’s Peston show, Hancock said: “We’re building refrigerated capacity right now – even though I’m confident we will get a deal – we’re making sure we have more refrigerated capacity for medicines.”

NHS Providers has previously warned that ‘the entire supply chain of pharmaceuticals could be adversely affected’ in a no-deal Brexit scenario in a letter leaked to the Times.

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