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Edward Sweeney

Edward Sweeney is professor of logistics and systems at School of Engineering & Applied Science, Aston University, UK.

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e.sweeney@aston.ac.uk

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    Responding to disruptions in the pharmaceutical supply chainSubscription

    6 FEB 2019

    Economic, manufacturing and regulatory factors can affect drug shortages and supply chain disruption. By using a mixed-methods approach involving an online survey, semi-structured interviews and three targeted focus groups aimed at acute care hospitals in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland, this study determined that over half of the responding acute care hospitals did not have 76–100% of medicine lines fulfilled within 8 weeks of a disruption in the supply chain.

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