Report Quota Issues

Published on: 1st June 2020 | Updated on: 7th August 2023

Please complete the form(s) below to report any problems experienced by the pharmacy in obtaining drugs due to quota allocation restrictions applied by the wholesalers and/or manufacturers.

Please report the supply issues using a separate form for each drug affected by quota restrictions.

Note this form is intended for use by NHS community pharmacy teams in England only.

Quota's Form
Multiple wholesalers can be selected
If wholesalers were unable to supply, was the drug manufacturer contacted directly for an emergency supply?
Would you like to provide supporting information to allow further investigation into your reported quota issue?

Additional information

As evidence to support further investigation into individual or wider supply issues created by any manufacturer or wholesaler-led drug quota restrictions in place, PSNC may share the information you have provided with any of the following organisations: the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Healthcare Distribution Association (HDA), Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), relevant wholesaler(s) and manufacturer(s). PSNC encourages contractors to consent to sharing of reports with these organisations to allow them to identify and investigate any regional supply issues and assist with any individual quota issues reported.
Was prescription validation offered to assist with obtaining stock or lifting a quota allocation?
If so, was proof of prescription provided?
Were you able to obtain stock?
Do you own an MHRA wholesale dealer licence (wholesale distribution authorisation)?


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