Guidance

Trading Medicines for Human Use: Shortages and Supply Chain Obligations

Guidance developed jointly with 11 organisations, including the Department of Health, representing the different parts of the supply chain.

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Trading Medicines for Human Use: Shortages and Supply Chain Obligations

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Updated guidance setting out the key legal and ethical obligations that manufacturers, wholesalers, NHS Trusts, registered pharmacies and dispensing doctors have in the supply and trading of medicines, has been published today. The references in the updated guidance have been revised to reflect current law. There are no other changes or new requirements on the NHS.

This revised guidance replaces the guidance first published in November 2009.

Published 11 January 2013