Health Ministry to investigate use of expired drugs

Ministry stresses that department’s policy is to use medicines in the approved manner and before expiry date

Health ministry to investigate use of expired medicine
Health ministry to investigate use of expired medicine

The health ministry has said that it is investigating a case where an expired drug was used on a patient in intensive care at Mater Dei Hospital.

In a statement, the ministry said that a board of experts has been asked to investigate the allegations. The ministry reiterated that its policy is for all medicines to be used in the intended manner and before their expiry date.

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