SSPs to be introduced for Fluoxetine

SSPs to be introduced for Fluoxetine

October 3, 2019

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today issued a press release which includes a reference to the introduction of Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) for Fluoxetine 10mg, 30mg and 40mg capsules.

The SSPs are due to be published shortly alongside a number of other materials to support their implementation. Both PSNC and the NHS Business Services Authority will send this guidance out to community pharmacy teams as soon as possible.

DHSC press release on HRT and fluoxetine shortages

Update: full details and PSNC guidance is now available here.

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