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Medicines that you cannot export from the UK or hoard (MHRA)
Novel coronavirus COVID-19 standard operating procedure – Running an END OF LIFE medicines reuse scheme in a care home or hospice setting (NHS Wales)
In light of the current unprecedented impact of COVID-19, the UK Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has relaxed its previous position to accommodate the reuse of medicines under limited specific circumstances as outlined in this guidance.
This standard operating procedure (SOP) supports timely access to essential end of life (EoL) medicines during the COVID-19 pandemic for patients who are being cared for in a care home or hospice setting, by offering a framework to run a safe and effective medicines reuse scheme that is in the best interest of patients.