We’ve written some articles to help explain FMD, what it is, what manufacturers, wholesalers and pharmacies will have to do, and what happens next.

FMD articles

FMD (1): What is the Falsified Medicines Directive?


FMD (2): What community pharmacies will have to do


FMD (3): What happens next for FMD?


FMD jargon buster


We’ll be adding more over the next few months.

These articles can be reproduced and used freely with credit to the UK FMD Working Group for Community Pharmacy.

FMD diagrams


Diagram showing how products and data move throught the supply chain and how this will interact with FMD.


FMD presentations

These presentations help explain the background to FMD, as well as what’s been happening recently and the next steps towards implementation.

FMD presentation (1): Introduction to FMD


FMD presentation (2): Progress update on FMD

[To follow in January 2017]

These presentations can be used freely on the UK FMD Working Group for Community Pharmacy template, with names of presenters added as necessary.