Namely, the UK has been developing contingency plans in less than four months before, because of the Brexit following.
Moreover, the Brexit deal Theresa May, Prime Minister, signed is down-voted by members of the parliament. As a result, the UK's economy is moving into an uncertain situation and there is a possibility that Brexit will occur in an unruly way.
According to Reuters, Matt Hancock, Health Minister, contacted with drug companies during August to make sure that they provided six-weeks-worth medicine. Yet, on Friday he claimed any possible disruption would last more. He continued stating that specific ports such as Dover and Folkestone could be seriously affected.
Britain pursues the use of aeroplanes and fast trucks to be sure of the consistent supply of medicines in the possibility it exits the EU without an arrangement. Also, Hancock supported that he will opt for medicines in the face of competing pressures.
Moreover, firms in many fields have been purchasing warehousing space and stockpiling to assure they will meet the demand and keep producing to the point that the frictionless transfer of products to and from the continent is gone.
Finally, the Health Minister pointed out that medical products will be a priority on these alternative routes and the flow of these products will continue after March 2019.