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Contraceptives and Hormone Replacement Therapy: Shortages

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 28th February 2020.

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Photo of Jon Ashworth Jon Ashworth Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will publish a list of each of the (a) HRT and (b) contraceptive medications subject to NHS supply shortages as at 12 February 2020.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Department shares regular updates about supply issues affecting hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and contraceptive products directly with the National Health Service and communicates with other networks including the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. These communications include information about mitigation actions and management plans to ensure affected patients can be managed appropriately.

All information included within these communication documents are written for healthcare professionals. The Department does not share this information publicly.

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