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NHRN – THE FIFTH ELEMENT

All EU FMD pack codes include 4 compulsory elements, the Product Code, Serial Number, Batch and Expiry Date. The combination of these 4 elements uniquely identify a pack. SecurMed are ramping up for a 5th Element to be included within UK FMD codes. This is the Actual Medicinal Product Pack (AMPP) code. It fits into […]

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Enforcement Technology

FMD SECURITY EXPLAINED

The EU and UK FMD system is secured to ensure that only appropriate bodies are able to access the system. This ensures that any changing of a FMD pack’s status can only be made by those who have a right and a need to do so. Indeed without the necessary permission it is not possible […]

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DEALING WITH NMVS ALERTS

The Serialogical Software just like all the other FMD solutions serves to interpret the data read from pharmaceutical product packs, securely send that data to the NMVS and return a meaningful message to the end user. Hopefully that will be a confirmation that the product is genuine and that any related action such as dispensing […]

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BENZODIAZEPINES AND THE FMD

The black market for NHS drugs  One of the many problems facing the NHS today is the widespread distribution of prescription drugs outside the legal supply chain. One particular set of drugs falls under the umbrella term of Benzodiazepines, such as Diazepam (Valium) and Nitrazepam. Benzodiazepines are psychoactive drugs, often described as minor tranquilisers, and […]