Short Cuts: Pharmacists move to improve drug supplies

The government has lowered the trigger point at which stocks of generic drugs are considered so low that pharmacists can supply branded alternatives instead. The 'category D' listing previously came into operation when there was less than four weeks' supply. But in an attempt to combat a shortage of generic ...

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