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NPA urges parties to make drugs shortages election pledge as SSPs soar

Fifty SSPs were issued between 2022 and 2024 compared with 14 SSPs issued between 2019 and 2021.

03 Jun 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Drug shortages ‘beyond critical’ as pharmacies forced to ring up GPs every day

Pharmacy team members report spending over an hour each day tackling meds shortages.

09 May 2024 , 3 Min Article

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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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First anti-seizure medication for rare epileptic disorder approved

Ganaxolone (Ztalmy) treats cyclin-dependent kinase-like 5 (CDKL5) deficiency disorder.

14 Mar 2024 , 1 Min Article

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Superdrug partners with courier for UK-wide prescription deliveries

Courier company Gophr selected after 'rigorous' information gathering process

05 Mar 2024 , 1 Min Article

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New valproate safety materials released by MHRA

Updated regulatory measures are now in place to reduce the known harms from valproate.

09 Feb 2024 , 3 Min Article