If certain medical devices and supplies suddenly become unavailable after Brexit, can the Dutch government intervene?

December 24, 2020, 4 pm: The information on this page will possibly be updated in accordance with the partnership between the EU and the UK.

Until 31 December 2020 a transition period is in place. During this period, all EU agreements and rules will still apply to the UK. In this period Brexit can not result in shortages of medical devices or supplies. As long as manufacturers keep releasing their products onto the European market in sufficient quantities. After 31 December 2020 the situation may change, depending on the agreements made by the UK and the EU. More information will becom available over the cours of 2020.