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  • Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Hydrocortisone sodium phosphate 100mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules. MSN/2022/069 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 11th August 2022 Hydrocortisone sodium phosphate 100mg/1ml solution for injection ampoules are currently in very limited supply and stocks are likely to be exhausted […]
  • Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Disopyramide 150mg capsules. MSN/2022/068 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 11th August 2022 Disopyramide 100mg and 150mg capsules (Viatris) have been discontinued with immediate effect. Disopyramide 100mg capsules and 250mg MR tablets (Neon) remain available and can support an […]
  • The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has provided an update on the Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) for Fluoxetine 10mg tablets (SSP005) and Lipitor® 10mg chewable tablets (SSP032). SSP005 for Fluoxetine 10mg tablets was due to expire on 12 August 2022 but the end date has been further extended to Wednesday 7 December 2022. […]
  • The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has issued another heat-health alert for the next few days. During this heatwave, the public may turn to community pharmacy teams for advice about staying well during the hot weather or to seek assistance when feeling unwell because of the heat. PSNC has previously developed materials that may be […]
  • Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Insulin isophane biphasic human 50/50 (Insuman® Comb 50) 100units/ml suspension for injection 3ml cartridge. MSN/2022/067 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 8th August 2022 Insuman® Comb 50 100units/ml suspension for injection 3ml cartridges has been discontinued with stocks being […]
  • CLMR number: CLMR (22)A/06 Date issued: 8th August 2022 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a company-led drug recall for: Sodium Chloride Eye Drops 5% 1x10ml (unlicensed medicine) Stockport Pharmaceuticals. Batch number Expiry Date Pack Size First Distributed C104308 27/04/2023 10ml 09/06/2021 Active ingredient: Sodium Chloride Stockport Pharmaceuticals are recalling the […]