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Chronic Dispensing Unit Update

28 May 2012

Chronic Dispensing Update
During the last few weeks, the Western Cape Government Health has been experiencing a few challenges with regard to the new Chronic Dispensing distributor UTI Pharma. We apologise to all patients who has been affected by the Chronic dispensing of their medication.

About UTI/WCG partnership
The Sisonke Partnership t/a UTi Pharma collects prescriptions from sites, dispenses the medicines according to the prescription, makes patient medicine parcels into sealed tamper-evident parcels and distributes these parcels to facilities. This is in accordance with legislation and good pharmacy practice.

Situation Analysis
The public will be kept up to date with accounts of how many and which Community Health Centres are experiencing dispensing issues. Together we can make this process better.

Chronic Dispensing Unit Update - 11 June 2012.

Chronic Dispensing Unit Update - 7 June 2012.

Chronic Dispensing Unit Update - 6 June 2012.

Chronic Dispensing Unit Update - 5 June 2012.

Chronic Dispensing Unit Update - 29 May 2012.

Media Enquiries: 

Faiza Steyn
Director: Communications
Tel: 021 483 3235
Cell: 082 801 6960
E-mail: Faiza.Steyn@pgwc.gov.za