UK patients are suffering as cheap medicines are sold to Europe for profit, MPs warn

Cheap NHS prescription medicine is being sold to Europe for profit, putting British patients at risk, MPs warn Speculators can legally export drugs from UK to EU – even if it causes shortages in BritainAffected patients include those with mental health problems, diabetes, epilepsy and difficult pregnancies | UPDATED: 10:18 GMT, 15 May 2012 Patients are suffering because NHS prescription medicines meant for the UK are being sold abroad for profit, a Parliamentary group has warned.