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There have been Tier 2 Medicine Supply Notifications for the following:

Please be aware this communication is also being circulated separately to all community pharmacies in England. View more information.

The Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) will enable community pharmacists in the UK to supply patients with no more than three months’ supply of medicine. These are now available to view on the NHS Business Service Authority (BSA)’s dedicated SSP web page, along with supporting guidance.The SSPs came into effect on Friday, 29 April 2022, and are currently due to expire on Friday, 29 July 2022. Should this change, the SSPs will be updated accordingly and published on this page. 

For any questions regarding the SSPs, please contact the NHS Prescription Service: 


Telephone: 0300 330 1349

Textphone: 18001 0300 330 1349

Expiry date: Jun 5th, 2022