• Pharmacy insights,  polls

    What caused recent drug shortages in UK? (Poll)

    [poll id=’2′] Drug shortages became a ‘hot’ pharmacy topic in the media. Number of articles were published around recent drug shortages in pharmacies as well as in hospitals. This increases workload on pharmacy teams and GP surgeries (GPs report sharp rise in drug shortages driving up workload). Who is to blame? Brexit? Unprecedented drug shortage linked to Brexit, NHS bosses say Government?  Drugs companies asked to maintain a six-week stockpile for six months in the event of ‘no-deal’ Brexit Patients? Drug shortages exacerbated by patients stockpiling ahead of Brexit Read more to see the poll & leave your opinion.