Consultation - Original Pack Dispensing and Supply of Medicines containing Sodium Valproate

Consultation opened on 01 November 2021. Closing date 13 December 2021 at 17:00.

Summary

The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a UK wide consultation on Original Pack Dispensing and Supply of Medicines containing Sodium Valproate.

Consultation description

The UK government, with the Minister of Health in Northern Ireland, is seeking views on proposed changes to the Human Medicine Regulations 2012.  to update the requirements in legislation to enable original pack dispensing (OPD) for pharmacists and to introduce requirements to ensure medicines that contain sodium valproate are always dispensed in the original manufacturer’s packaging. 

Link to Consultation Documents: 

Original pack dispensing and supply of medicines containing sodium valproate - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk), and the response form can be accessed on the Department of Health and Soical Care website

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