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DHSC hasn't 'applied to the Brexit fund' for preparations

Minister says the department is well prepared for any outcome

The health department hasn't applied to the Brexit fund in its preparations for the UK's departure from the EU.

DHSC Minister David Ashford confirmed the stance after the concerns about medicine shortages on the Island were discussed in Tynwald.

Politicians met yesterday for an extraordinary sitting, ahead of the scheduled October meeting next Tuesday (15 October).

Mr Ashford says despite plans for Brexit intensifying, the Island's health department is well prepared:

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