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The Health Service Products (Provision and Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2018

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35.—(1) Until the coming into force of the repeal of section 27 of the 1978 Act by Schedule 3 to the Smoking, Health and Social Care (Scotland) Act 2005(1), any reference in these Regulations to pharmaceutical care services under section 2CA(1) of the 1978 Act is to be read as a reference to pharmaceutical services under section 27(1) of that Act.

(2) Schedule 5 makes transitional provision—

(a)in respect of the recording, keeping and provision of information about the supply of unbranded generic health service medicines by UK producers who are members of Scheme M or Scheme W, and

(b)in respect of the recording, keeping and provision of information about the supply of special health service medicines by UK producers who are participating manufacturers for the purposes of the Specials MoU.

(3) In this regulation—

“Scheme M” means the Scheme made by the Secretary of State and the British Generic Manufacturers Association which is dated March 2010 and known as the “Revised long-term arrangements for reimbursement of generic medicines (Scheme M)”(2);

“Scheme W” means the Scheme made by the Secretary of State, the British Association of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and the British Association of Generic Distributors which is dated June 2005 and known as the “New long-term arrangements for reimbursement of generic medicines (Scheme W)”(3);

“Specials MoU” means the Memorandum of Understanding agreed by the Secretary of State and the Association of Commercial Specials Manufacturers for the purpose of the provision of information to inform Drug Tariff specials reimbursement prices.

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Scheme M is available from the Department of Health and Social Care, 39 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0EU or online at: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130123201658/http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_115260 .

(3)

Scheme W is available from the Department of Health and Social Care, 39 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0EU or online at: http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20130123204650/http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_4114370

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