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‘Constantly elevated’ drug shortages becoming ‘the new normal’, report warns

Why are medicines shortages getting so severe? A Nuffield Trust report investigates.

18 Apr 2024 , 3 Min Article

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Three brands of isosorbide mononitrate are out of stock, warns DHSC

Nyzamac SR 40mg capsules, Zemon 40XL 40mg tablets and Isotard 40XL 40mg tablets are out of stock.

04 Jan 2024 , 1 Min Article


Diabetes drug shortages not expected to resolve until mid-2024

Supply problems having “significant impact” on clinicians and causing “anxiety and concern” for patients.

24 Aug 2023 , 4 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