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November 8, 2018
UK building ‘refrigeration capacity’ in case of Brexit drug shortages

The UK's health secretary has said that the Government is building extra "refrigeration capacity" in case a no-deal Brexit leaves the country short of certain medicines.
 
Speaking to ITV’s Peston show, Matt Hancock urged patients not to stockpile medicines, and said the Government is working with the pharmaceutical industry to ensure patients are able to obtain necessary medication.
 

October 25, 2018
Six-week no-deal Brexit drugs stockpile could take over a year to prepare

Stockpiling six weeks worth of medicines after a no-deal Brexit could take over a year due to creating extra storage for drugs that need to be kept in certain conditions, a Government committee has heard.
 
Speaking before the Health and Social Care Committee on Tuesday [23 October], wholesalers’ body the Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA) executive director Martin Sawer explained that building new cold-chain warehouses for medicines that need refrigeration might take more than a year.
 

January 5, 2016
The ‘traditional’ drug cupboard makes way for intelligent and automated medicine storage cabinet with impressive results
May 28, 2015
An optimised production at the hospital pharmacies causes stockholding of the reconstituted chemotherapies, and hence enhanced focus on the leachables/extractables from the container

 

October 10, 2013
FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) has announced that it has expanded its temperature controlled packaging (TCP) portfolio to include a new 'cold shipping' packaging option for customers that require a refrigerated environment of 2-8° Celsius up to 96 hours for their shipments.

 

October 9, 2013
With so many responsibilities demanding the time and attention of pharmacists, it is essential that the storage solutions they choose are not only secure, but also convenient and cost effective.

 

August 3, 2013
In order to give compounded cytostatics longer shelf lives, better data are a prerequisite, and it would be opportune either to establish an international collaboration or to centralise the resources on a European level to find a common solution
In order to give compounded cytostatics longer shelf lives, better data are a prerequisite, and it would be opportune either to establish an international collaboration or to centralise the resources on a European level to find a common solution
Iben Larsson PhD
The Danish Research Unit for Hospital Pharmacy, Amgros, Copenhagen, Denmark
Email: Ila@amgros.dk
July 13, 2013
Patient safety will be compromised if plans to move Pharmacy-only medicines from behind the counter to the open shop floor go ahead, The Pharmaceutical Journal, the leading journal for pharmacists, warns today.

Patient safety will be compromised if plans to move Pharmacy-only medicines from behind the counter to the open shop floor go ahead, The Pharmaceutical Journal, the leading journal for pharmacists, warns today.

The Journal is calling on the General Pharmaceutical Council to put a stop to its proposal in light of serious concerns raised by patient groups and pharmacy bodies.

April 2, 2013
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September 18, 2012
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