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ADHD drug shortage to last until April as 90% of patients affected

Shortages were previously expected to be resolved by the end of 2023

29 Nov 2023 , 1 Min Article

Public health

Off-label use of diabetes drugs to drive ‘critical’ shortages until mid-2024, says MHRA

No new patients to be started on GLP-1 receptor agonists, says MHRA in 'critical' alert

19 Jul 2023 , 1 Min Article

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Public health

Antibiotic supplies expected ‘in the coming days’ says chief pharmacist

Supplies 'readily available with manufacturers' and being 'expedited' to pharmacies says Webb

09 Dec 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Women's health

Javid: New tsar will tackle HRT drug shortages

New role will be modelled on Covid vaccine taskforce chair, says health secretary.

25 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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Women's health

Hampshire MP says HRT has run out 'completely' in constituency

Caroline Nokes MP says local pharmacies have run out of HRT gel.

22 Apr 2022 , 1 Min Article

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NI 'faces drug shortages under Brexit protocol'

The NPA warns Michael Gove that Northern Ireland could face drug shortages if it continues complying with EU regulations.

02 Nov 2020 , 1 Min Article