EU Exit

Critical projects bulletin

End of the Transition Period (EoTP)

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On 31 January 2020, the UK left the EU and is now in a transition period until 31 December 2020.

During this time the UK continues to stay aligned with EU law; supplies, including medicines and medical goods, continue to flow as usual.

In addition to our bulletins, there continue to be letters and updates from the government, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), NHS England and NHS Improvement. See our Useful Links 🔗 section to view such communications.

UK Border Crossings Update

Abbreviations Guide

CDTCross Dock TransferMDCCMedical Devices and Clinical Consumables
CTSPCategory Tower Service ProviderNHSE/INHS England and NHS Improvement
DHSCDepartment of Health and Social CareNHS SCNHS Supply Chain
EoTPEnd of Transition PeriodNSDRNational Supply Disruption Response
EFSExpress Freight ServiceRDCRegional Distribution Centre
FTSFind a Tender ServiceSILSupply Inventory List
GFCSGovernment Freight Capacity SolutionsSRMSupplier Relationship Mangement
GVMSGood Vehicle Movement ServiceTSSTrader Support Service
ICNImportant Customer NoticeSituation RepsSituation Reports


If suppliers have specific questions regarding existing Central Stock Build order for EoTP please contact your usual Inventory and Procurement contacts within NHS Supply Chain as they will be best able to provide you with an up to date answer.

Should you have general questions about NHS Supply Chain products and EoTP please contact

Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Team