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On this page you will find information for pharmacists involved in the RECOVERY Trial, including FAQs and HRA Pharmacy Assurance.


  • Any trial stocks of hydroxychloroquine or dexamethasone that you have left over may be used for “business as usual” supplies. This means that you can use the dexamethasone to treat patients requiring oxygen for COVID (as stated in the CAS alert). The hydroxychloroquine can be used for its licensed indications.
  • Remaining lopinavir-ritonavir stocks should be held in case they are required for a future UPH trial.
  • Aspirin is to be supplied by NHS stocks (as approved by NHS England and the devolved nations). There is no central supply.

If you require more than this, please email