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Pfizer again supplying pain drugs to veterinarians shunted aside because of hospital shortages

Pfizer shut off supplies of pain drugs to veterinarians when a shortage of an injected opioid meant it couldn’t fill all of the orders it had from hospitals. But relief is now on the way for vets and their animal patients, the FDA says. The FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) says it has reached… Read More »

Royal Cornwall Hospital on Opel 4 highest alert for 134 days

A woman’s life was turned “upside-down” when major surgery was cancelled four times by a hospital suffering from extreme pressures. Katie Flack had already been prepared for surgery when the Royal Cornwall Hospital cancelled her hysterectomy. The hospital declared the highest alert – Opel 4 – on more than 130 days in a 12-month period.… Read More »