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Contractor Notice: Expiry of SSP012 for Estradot® 75 microgram patches

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has confirmed that sufficient stock of Estradot® 75 microgram patches is now available to meet normal demand. As a result the Serious Shortage Protocol, SSP012 for Estradot® 75 microgram patches expires at 23.59pm on Friday 11 June 2021. After this date, any prescriptions for Estradot® 75 microgram patches must be...

By |June 11th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Contractor Notice: Expiry of SSP012 for Estradot® 75 microgram patches

New SSP endorsement introduced

From 1 June 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has approved the use of a new endorsement to claim for any supplies made in accordance with an SSP.  The new endorsement uses the code ‘SSP’ followed by the three-digit reference number applicable to the SSP for example, SSP007 for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules...

By |May 28th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on New SSP endorsement introduced

May 2021 Price Concessions – Final Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today granted the following list of price concessions: Drug Pack Size Price Concession Baclofen 10mg tablets 84 £3.60 Donepezil 10mg orodispersible tablets sugar free 28 £83.89 Etoricoxib 120mg tablets 28 £15.75 Etoricoxib 30mg tablets 28 £11.05 Etoricoxib 90mg tablets 28 £9.92 Gentamicin 0.3% ear/eye drops 10ml...

By |May 28th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on May 2021 Price Concessions – Final Update

Further extension to SSP012 for Estradot® 75 micrograms patches

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has provided an update on the Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) for Estradot® 75 micrograms patches (SSP012). SSP012 for Estradot® 75 micrograms patches was previously expected to expire on 4th June 2021 but the end date has been further extended to Friday 11th June 2021. SSP012  – Estradot®...

By |May 28th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Further extension to SSP012 for Estradot® 75 micrograms patches

MHRA Drug Safety Update May 2021

The May 2021 Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 14 Issue 10) has been published and includes articles on: Levothyroxine: new prescribing advice for patients who experience symptoms on switching between different levothyroxine products COVID-19 vaccines and medicines: updates for May 2021 Letters and drug alerts sent to healthcare professionals...

By |May 20th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on MHRA Drug Safety Update May 2021