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No deal Brexit: allowing pharmacists to alter prescriptions might have severe consequences

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: (Published 04 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l2332
  1. Simon Ripoll, specialty trainee year 4 anaesthesia,
  2. Mark Davies, consultant in anaesthesia and perioperative medicine
  1. Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
  1. gasmark{at}

Lack of consultation on a regulation that would allow pharmacists to alter doctors’ prescriptions in the event of drug shortages related to a “no deal Brexit” may indeed …

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