Frequently Asked Questions about FMD: (updated July 2018) – NHS provider services and the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD)

This doument supercedes the November 2017 version and includes all FAQs previosuly published. The deadline for implementation of the EU falsified Medicines Directive remains at February 2019. To help Trusts with their understanding of the likely impact of FMD. Further work by NHS Digital and others is ongoing to support implementation of FMD in the NHS. Readers who have further questions which they’d like to see included here should email them to

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