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Pharmacies partly to blame for quota crisis, wholesalers claim

Pharmacists with wholesale dealer licences may be partly to blame for the growing impact drug quotas are having on UK pharmacies, the head of the Healthcare Distribution Association has claimed.

Wholesaler drug quotas ‘worse during Covid’ says PSNC

PSNC is asking pharmacists to come forward with their experiences of drug quotas impacting their patients.

Fluoxetine 40mg capsule SSP issued with immediate effect

The Department of Health and Social Care has issued a Serious Shortage Protocol for fluoxetine 40mg capsules in light of ongoing supply chain disruption.

DH not yet planning to release pandemic stockpile

There are no plans to release medicines from the DHSC's reduced Essential Medicines Buffer Stockpile.

Well: We won’t profiteer from COVID-19

Well Pharmacy has said it is seeking to avoid patients having to pay higher prices during the coronavirus epidemic.

Hewitson takes wholesalers to task on stock shortages and pricing

Former NPA board member Mike Hewitson has called on the government to tighten its regulation of pharmaceutical wholesalers.

Exclusive: Pharmacists aren’t stockpiling, says NHS England

An FOI reveals there has been just one investigation into suspected stockpiling of medicines by pharmacies since January.

PDA: Up to a fifth of drugs hit by shortages

The Pharmacists’ Defence Association says a fifth of medicines have been affected by shortages in the past three months.

New pharmacist shortages powers weeks from being enforced

Legislation has been laid before Parliament and is expected to be enforced in early February, it has been announced

Aaaarrgghhh!!!

Forget Brexit. Our community pharmacist correspondent says the medicines supply chain is bust already and pharmacy is bearing the brunt.

GSK temporary stock shutdown: latest

GSK has placed a temporary hold on stock distribution to facilitate its move towards a reduced wholesaler model



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