Drug shortages: change the law to let pharmacists amend prescriptions, say GPs

GPs, pharmacists and patients have joined together to call for a change in the law to reduce bureaucracy and speed up patient access to medicines when they are in short supply.

by Chloe Harman
Pharmacists and GPs are having to spend more time dealing with medicines shortages. | GETTY IMAGES
Pharmacists and GPs are having to spend more time dealing with medicines shortages. | GETTY IMAGES

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