Irish Regulator Prepares For Brexit-Related Problems, Offers To Take On More EU Work
Ireland’s healthcare products regulator HPRA says it is taking steps to deal with possible supply interruptions as a result of Brexit, and that it is ready to assume some of the regulatory workload that will result from the European Medicines Agency’s departure from the UK. A stakeholder workshop will be held at the end of August where pharma firms and distributors will be able to discuss Brexit-related concerns with the regulator.
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A stakeholder event being organized by the Irish regulatory body, the HPRA, will hear views on the implications and risks of Brexit from associations representing the originator and generic/biosimilar industries, as well as the head of the HPRA’s task force on Brexit.
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