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

Issue date: 25-Mar-2020 13:59:31

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • MHRA (Medicines) Drug Alerts (Various Recipients)
  • Other contacts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • MHRA (Medicines) Drug Alerts - Non-NHS Recipients
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • DHSC Supply Disruption - Medicines
  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Action

Title: Diamorphine Hydrochloride powder for reconstitution and injection 5mg & 10mg ampoules - Supply Disruption Alert Update

Broadcast content: This update asks healthcare professionals to make permanent the recommended actions originally communicated on 26 February 2020 via SDA/2020/003.

Please note that no response is required via the CAS website to this alert.

Additional information: NHS Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to Community Pharmacy and to any GP Practices not yet registered with CAS.

Alert reference: SDA/2020/003(U)


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