Supplier Risk Assessment Request from Department of Health and Social Care

11 February 2020

Screenshot Image: Department of Health and Social Care Letter

In response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, Steve Oldfield has shared information about some of the measures that the UK Government and the Department of Health and Social Care are taking.

See our Downloads ▼ section to read the letter in full, which includes an ask of all suppliers to undertake a full risk assessment of the situation on their supply chains, including:

  • The implications of coronavirus for business activities;
  • How the current restrictions within China may affect production and transport of finished products, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), excipients and components directly sourced from China;
  • Whether any of their non-Chinese suppliers rely, in turn, on components sourced from China.

Downloads ▼

  • Coronavirus Update and Request to Suppliers from DHSC

    The Department of Health and Social Care have issued this update together with a request for all suppliers.