BRITAIN: 87% Of Pharmacists Fear Brexit Shortages

The European Review reports:

A new survey has found that 87 percent of pharmacists are concerned about the supply of medicines to the UK after Brexit on 31 January.

Conducted by Medicspot and supported by the National Pharmacy Association (NPA), the findings show that 84 percent of pharmacists believe that their pharmacy will be impacted by the UK’s departure from the EU. A further 79 percent admitted that they are fearful about the future changes as a result of Brexit.

Another key finding from the survey revealed that 39 percent of pharmacists predict that their team will shrink after Brexit, whereas only six percent believe their team will grow. According to the results, 42 percent of pharmacists said that they considered stockpiling drugs in preparation of Brexit.