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Posts tagged "Medication"

  • Medication Shortage Information: Update

    March 9, 2012 – At this time, there are no large shortages of medications at The Ottawa Hospital and no surgeries have been postponed or cancelled. In response to the medication shortage affecting hospitals across Canada, Ontario has initiated its Emergency Operations Centre. A technical working group is assessing the situation and determining next steps […]

  • Medication Shortage Information

    March 7, 2012 – In February 2012, the pharmaceutical company Sandoz notified hospitals across Canada that it is closing portions of its Boucherville plant for the next 12-18 months to address manufacturing issues identified by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The closure affects the availability of many of the drugs that hospitals, including […]