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Updated diamorphine powder supply notice

Out of stock now until February

January 10th 2022

Tagged: supply shortages

By Ailsa Colquhoun

An updated Tier 2 medicine supply notification for diamorphine 5mg and 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules.

Medicine

Out of stock

Alternatives

Diamorphine 5mg and 10mg powder for solution for injection ampoules

Until February 2022

Clinicians in both primary and secondary care are reminded of permanent actions they were recommended to take in the Supply Disruption Alert for diamorphine ampoules issued in March 2020.

See updated MSN for further details.

Further updates will be accessible using the Medicines Supply Tool (free registration required).

There have also been changes to the resupply dates of the medicines listed below. These communications were previously circulated via the NHSE&I commissioning routes.

Original MSN/SDA reference

Date of original MSN/SDA

Supply issue

Resupply date originally communicated

Updated resupply date as of w/c

10 January 2022

MSN/2021/031

16/06/2021

Kolanticon Gel

January 2022

October 2022

If you have any queries please contact: DHSCmedicinesupplyteam@dhsc.gov.uk