'Extensive' NHS plan for no-deal Brexit

'Extensive' NHS plan for no-deal Brexit
'Extensive' NHS plan for no-deal Brexit
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"Extensive" planning is under way to prepare the health service for a no-deal Brexit scenario, the NHS England chief executive says.

Simon Stevens said immediate planning was taking place around the supply of medicines and equipment.

"Nobody's pretending this is a desirable situation, but if that's where we get to it will not have been unforeseen," he said.

Ministers say they are focused on getting the best deal for the UK.

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