Good Law Project issues Judicial Review of Medical ‘Serious Shortage Protocols’

The Good Law Project has today issued judicial review proceedings challenging the legality of the Government’s powers to make Serious Shortage Protocols (SSPs) that would allow pharmacists to alter prescriptions for people with serious medical conditions, such as epilepsy, in the event of medicines shortages.

Details of the case as reported previously are here.  The Shadow Secretary of State for Health & Social Care has written about the case here.  Further updates on the case can be found here.

The Good Law Project has instructed Adam Hundt and Ugo Hayter of Deighton Pierce Glynn, and Stephen Knafler QC and Yaaser Vanderman of Landmark Chambers.

For further information please contact or Adam Hundt (

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