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Originator: DHSC & NHS England and Improvement: Supply disruption alert

Issue date: 06-Dec-2019 15:53:14

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  • DHSC Supply Disruption - Medicines

Action category: Action

Title: Berinert (Human C1 Esterase inhibitor) 500units powder and solvent for injection (CSL Behring UK) - Supply Disruption Alert

Broadcast content: Limited stock of Berinert 500units powder and solution for injection remain in the supply chain, a possible shortfall against anticipated demand has been identified.

This alert provides advice on the management of patients currently using this medicine.


Additional information: NHS England Regional Offices: please do not cascade to primary care.

Alert reference: SDA/2019/011

Action underway deadline: 10-Dec-2019

Action complete deadline: 10-Dec-2019

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