Welsh Government issued Medicines Shortages letters are uploaded to the Public Health Alerts portal: https://nww2.nphs.wales.nhs.uk/contacts.nsf
The NHS Wales medicines shortages log can be accessed via this link: https://nhswales365.sharepoint.com/sites/SSP_Intranet_PCS/SitePages/Medicines-Shortages.aspx
Please note that these links can only be accessed using an NHS Wales intranet accessible PC.
The shortages log:
- Lists all shortage letters issued;
- Provides up to date information on the current status of each shortage;
- Links to relevant clinical or procurement advice for support managing the shortage; and
- Will be updated weekly on a Thursday
The Specialist Pharmacy Service (SPS) medicines supply tool summaries information from Medicines Shortage Notices and provides updates on anticipated re-supply dates. This tool is only available to registered users on the SPS website with an NHS email address.
20 Sep 23
Link to SPS medicines supply tool updated.
05 Aug 22
Shortages letter link and SPS Medicines Supply Tool added.
18 Jul 22
Shortages log link updated.