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Scam Alert

Friday, July 28, 2017


We have been made aware of an emerging scam tactic which involves the illegal procuring of controlled drugs and relies upon exploitation of the daily processes of the community pharmacy network.

You may find it useful to read this report on attempted fraudulent Wholesale supply (Prepared by NHSGGC Controlled drugs team) in order to raise awareness of this in your teams. Current guidance is to be vigilant for any unexpected deliveries, particularly from a wholesaler you may not have used before.

We will keep you updated with any further guidance as we receive it.