Welsh Government buys warehouse for NHS Brexit supplies
The Welsh Government has bought a warehouse for NHS supplies as part of its Brexit planning.
The Health Minister, Vaughan Gething, confirmed the purchase today saying: "I am pleased to announce the acquisition of a warehouse in South East Wales to provide additional storage capacity for medical devices and clinical consumables to ensure there is a continuity of supply for Wales."
The Minister - who is outspoken in favour of remaining in the EU - said the items to be stored in the warehouse are 'critical'.
He added: "These are key products which could be impacted by potential changes to trading relations with the EU, if for example there should be a restricted flow of goods into the UK through border ports."
The location and cost of the warehouse has not been disclosed.