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The Pharmacist podcast: Everything you ever wanted to know about FMD in three minutes

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By Beth Kennedy and Léa Legraien
Editor and reporter

23 Nov 2018

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) will come into force on 9 February 2019 in the UK, as mandated by the European Commission (EC), to tackle counterfeit medicines and improve patient safety.

With less than three months to go, are contractors ready?

Following an industry roundtable – held in collaboration with NHS Digital – The Pharmacist’s editor-in-chief Beth Kennedy and reporter Léa Legraien give you a flavour of what pharmacists should do to prepare for the measure.

How should I prepare for FMD? Click here to find out.

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