Monday August 30, 2021
The Ministry of Health have identified global supply chain constraints on medical supplies including blood test tubes. In response they have established a Critical Medical Supplies Monitoring Group, in collaboration with Pharmac and HealthSource.
Local stocks in the Bay of Plenty are largely unaffected at present. However in anticipation of a potential shortage please can we aim to minimise wastage by consolidating tests as much as possible and being mindful of usage.
Ngā mihi nui.