Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Jext® 300micrograms/0.3ml (1 in 1000) solution for injection auto-injector pen.
Tier 2 – medium impact
Date of issue 22nd August 2023
Jext®300micrograms/0.3ml (1 in 1000) solution for injection auto-injector pens are out of stock until w/c 11th September 2023.
EpiPen® 300micrograms/0.3ml (1 in 1000) solution for injection auto-injector pens remain available and can support a full uplift in demand.
Jext® 150micrograms/0.15ml (1 in 1000) solution for injection auto-injector pens remain available.
A Serious Shortage Protocol (SSP) was issued on 21/08/2023.
A copy of this medicine supply notification, including further information for pharmacy teams, has been sent to all pharmacy NHS email addresses.
DHSC and NHSE/I have now launched an online Medicines Supply Tool, which provides up to date information about medicine supply issues. The contents of these MSNs can now be viewed on the Tool.
The Tool also details any changes to resupply dates and updates to the entries.
To access the Tool you will need an NHS email address. Once set up and logged in, you will be able to access it online.
New shortages not listed on the SPS website, can be reported using our shortage reporting tool.