Unsafe medicines stolen in Italy ‘entered NHS supply chain’

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Criminal gangs sold ‘falsified’ drugs to UK pharmacies, Channel 4’s Dispatches reveals

Medical authorities in Britain have launched an internal inquiry after unsafe medicines for common conditions were stolen from Italian hospitals, sold to UK pharmacies and potentially reached patients.

Criminal gangs linked to the mafia infiltrated the NHS supply chain in 2014, which resulted in prescription medicines for prostate cancer, epilepsy and schizophrenia being imported into the UK.

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