Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP): SSP013 – Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets

Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP): SSP013 – Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets

November 18, 2021

In response to significant ongoing disruption to the supply of Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets, a Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) have been issued by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and these can be accessed on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) website. This briefing provides information on these SSPs and is intended as a short guide for contractors to read in conjunction with PSNC Briefing 023/19: Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) – A guide for community pharmacy teams.

PSNC Briefing 048/21: Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP): SSP013 – Lipitor® 20mg chewable tablets

If you have any queries on this PSNC Briefing or you require more information, please contact the Dispensing & Supply Team.

To browse other PSNC briefings on dispensing and supply click here.

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