A new report on medicines shortages experienced in European healthcare systems published on Monday (17 November) by the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) reveals that over 86% of hospital pharmacists are experiencing difficulties in sourcing medicines in the EU.
In the wake of the horsemeat scandal which rocked Europe’s food industry, the European Commission has proposed measures to tighten controls on the health of animals and plants entering the European food chain.
Despite opposition behind the scenes, plans to let Europeans seek medical treatment in other countries in the 27-country bloc surged forward Tuesday (21 December) when EU countries gave their stamp of approval.
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