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The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) call for action over shortages of hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

August 27, 2019
Manufacturing and Production HRT, UK, healthcare, pharma, shortages

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have called for action from government and pharmaceutical companies to adress ongoing …

Pharmacists warn of shortages in England

January 18, 2019
Medical Communications access, pharmacists, pricing, shortages

Pharmacists in England have warned that they are struggling to obtain many common generic medicines, as the number of medicines …

FDA launches drug shortages app

March 6, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Apple, FDA, app, drug, google, play, recall, shortages

The US Food and Drug Administration has launched its first smartphone app which provides valuable information about drug shortages. The …

UK takes action to prevent API shortages

June 20, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, MHRA, shortages

The UK has unilaterally adopted a policy of allowing imports of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) on the strength of pharmaceutical …

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Quality issues ‘leading cause of drug shortages’

June 18, 2013
Manufacturing and Production ISPE, shortages

Shortages of key medicines have been increasing in recent years, and a new survey from the International Society for Pharmaceutical …

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EMA sets out stall on medicine shortages

December 11, 2012
Manufacturing and Production EMA, GMP, shortages

The European Medicines Agency has called for action at the EU level to tackle the issue of medicine shortages caused …

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MP criticises drug shortages

June 25, 2012
Sales and Marketing ABPI, Labour, NHS, Whitehead, shortages

A Labour MP has attacked major drug shortages in England that are seeing fewer drugs available to patients in the …

US Senate takes aim at prescription drug shortages

February 15, 2011
Manufacturing and Production Merck, Zostavax, shortages, supply chain

A bill aimed at tackling the ongoing problem of prescription drug shortages in the US has been introduced in the …

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