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IVOST Guidelines

Posted: Friday, May 11, 2018

Category - Medicines Update

The following is a quote from Dr Andrew Seaton, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and General Medicine: Please find attached the updated antibiotic

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Critical Shortage of IVIG

Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2018

Category - Medicines Update

There is currently a significant shortage of all intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIG).  The National Plasma Product Expert Advisory Group (NPPEAG) has issued guidance to all NHS Boards regarding how to manage this situation.&...

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