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From: CMO Messaging

Issue date: 12-Feb-2021 14:19:08

This alert has been issued to:
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive

  • Other contacts
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  • Director of Public Health
  • GP - Locum
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  • GP Practices
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  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Important information for immediate action

Title: Colchicine in the Management of COVID-19 (SARS-CoV 2) Positive Patients - Trial Use Only

Broadcast content:

Colchicine should not be used in the management of COVID-19 positive patients other than in the context of a trial, or unless there is an additional licensed indication for its use.

Additional information: NHS England and NHS Improvement Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to Community Pharmacy

Alert reference: CEM/CMO/2021/005


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