FOI 5843-WDA(H) license status for supplying drugs to care providers

Date: 09 December 2019 to 09 December 2022

I would like to enquire about the status of your WDA(H) license (the wholesale dealer license that allows the trust to supply drugs to care providers, such as hospices). Please could you answer the following questions:

  1. Do you hold a WDA(H) license?
  2. What are the benefits of holding a WDA(H) license?
  3. What are the 3 main requirements to maintain a WDA(H) license?
  4. Does the WDA(H) license benefit the trust?
  5. Are you likely to retain/renew the WDA(H) license? If not, what are your reasons of not wanting to hold a WDA(H) license?
  • Request ID:
    FOI 5843
  • Category:
    Clinical - Drugs
  • Response:

    I would like to enquire about the status of your WDA(H) license (the wholesale dealer license that allows the trust to supply drugs to care providers, such as hospices). Please could you answer the following questions:

    1. Do you hold a WDA(H) license? Yes
    2. What are the benefits of holding a WDA(H) license? Opportunity to sell on short dated stock before it expires & to ensure quality of storage and management of goods
    3. What are the 3 main requirements to maintain a WDA(H) license? Successful MHRA inspection, training  & quality management system
    4. Does the WDA(H) license benefit the trust? Yes see above
    5. Are you likely to retain/renew the WDA(H) license? If not, what are your reasons of not wanting to hold a WDA(H) license? Yes