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Post-transition period information for the health and care sector

Guidance for industry and organisations involved in health and care to follow from 1 January 2021.

New rules for January 2021

The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year.

This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021. It will be updated if anything changes.

Check what else you need to do during the transition period.

Medicines and medical products: guidance

Information for suppliers and manufacturers of medicines and medical products.

Health and care services: guidance

Information for providers and commissioners of services.

Nutrition legislation: guidance

Information for food business operators.

Correspondence

Letters from the Department of Health and Social Care to organisations and industry.

News archive

Published 11 January 2019
Last updated 8 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Businesses supplying medicines and medical devices – what to expect on day one of a ‘no deal’ scenario' and link to sign-up to receive Brexit email updates.

  2. Added a letter to suppliers of medicines and medical products giving an update on ensuring a continued supply of medicines and medical products if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

  3. We have added the updated document 'Quality and safety of human blood and blood products if the UK leaves the EU without a deal'.

  4. 'Overseas visitor charging: guidance for NHS service providers on updates to regulations' has been added to the document collection under the 'Health and care services: guidance' heading.

  5. 'Prescriptions issued in the EEA and Switzerland: guidance for pharmacists' has been added to the document collection under the 'Health and care services: guidance' heading.

  6. Added guidance on changes to nutrition legislation.

  7. Added a letter to adult social care providers about continuity of supply of medicines and medical devices if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

  8. Guidance that was updated and published in January on the regulation of medicines and medical devices has been added to the collection.

  9. An updated version of the guidance on organs, tissues and cells has been added. The old page has been archived.

  10. Getting Medication guidance has been added to the page.

  11. First published.