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Skin preparation electrode gel: recall of all lots of LemonPrep, PediaPrep, Wave Prep and Cardio Prep due to risk of contamination and transmission of infection (MDA/2020/004)

Manufactured by Mavidon – products may be contaminated with the microorganism Burkholderia cepacia leading to an infection risk to patients. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/skin-preparation-electrode-gel-recall-of-all-lots-of-lemonprep-pediaprep-wave-prep-and-cardio-prep-due-to-risk-of-contamination-and-transmission-of-infection-mda-2020-004?utm_source=28cdded1-9e16-4b15-828a-a9eff1a61887&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

Field Safety Notice: 27 to 31 January

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 27 January to 31 January 2020. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-27-to-31-january?utm_source=ba1defd5-15a9-410e-90bc-3fcbe75fd071&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Class 2 Medicines recall: Medreich PLC, Ranitidine 150mg Tablets, PL 21880/0091, Ranitidine 300mg Tablets, PL 21880/0092 (EL (20)A/05)

Medreich Plc is recalling all unexpired stock of the above products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to possible contamination with an impurity N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) which has … [continue] Class 2 Medicines recall: Medreich PLC, Ranitidine 150mg Tablets, PL 21880/0091, Ranitidine 300mg Tablets, PL 21880/0092 (EL (20)A/05)

Professional use defibrillator/monitor: all HeartStart XL+ (Model number 861290) – risk of failure to deliver therapy (MDA/2020/003)

Manufactured by Philips – due to hardware or software issues (described in two separate FSNs) the device may fail to start, unexpectedly restart or deliver defibrillation therapy at the wrong … [continue] Professional use defibrillator/monitor: all HeartStart XL+ (Model number 861290) – risk of failure to deliver therapy (MDA/2020/003)

Field Safety Notice: 20 to 24 January 2020

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 20 January to 24 January 2020 https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-20-to-24-january-2020?utm_source=98e6ad22-833a-47f9-abe3-23705e2062de&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Class 2 Medicines Recall: LEO Laboratories Ltd, Picato 150 mcg/g gel ▼, EU/1/12/796/001, Picato 500 mcg/g gel ▼, EU/1/12/796/002 (EL (20)A/02)

LEO Laboratories Ltd (T/A LEO Pharma) is recalling all unexpired stock of the above products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to concerns on the possible risk … [continue] Class 2 Medicines Recall: LEO Laboratories Ltd, Picato 150 mcg/g gel ▼, EU/1/12/796/001, Picato 500 mcg/g gel ▼, EU/1/12/796/002 (EL (20)A/02)

Field Safety Notice: 13 to 17 January 2020

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 13 January to 17 January 2020 https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-13-to-17-january-2020?utm_source=65bbb2c6-f05c-4679-b96c-172ff01231e9&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Convex two-piece skin barriers (Natura /Surfit/Combihesive Wafers) for use with ostomy bags – recall due to risk of stoma injury, bleeding and leakage under the skin barrier (MDA/2020/002)

Manufactured by ConvaTec – specific batches of convex two-piece skin barriers have been incorrectly manufactured with off-centre starter/stoma hole. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/convex-two-piece-skin-barriers-natura-surfit-combihesive-wafers-for-use-with-ostomy-bags-recall-due-to-risk-of-stoma-injury-bleeding-and-leakage-under-the-skin-barrier-mda-2020-002?utm_source=e2b52067-d1d5-4734-b9c3-5308068ff7f3&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Learn CPR at Bedford Hospital

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust Resuscitation Department are offering training for parents/families/carers, no need to book, just turn up and learn. See the poster below for details.

Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Advanz Pharma Zapain 30mg/500mg Tablets (Codeine Phosphate /Paracetamol), PL12762/0034, (EL(20)A/01)

Caution in Use: Distribute to Pharmacy level. Advanz Pharma has informed us of a discrepancy on the product packaging. The discrepancy relates to “capsules” printed at the top right of … [continue] Class 4 Medicines Defect Information: Advanz Pharma Zapain 30mg/500mg Tablets (Codeine Phosphate /Paracetamol), PL12762/0034, (EL(20)A/01)

Field Safety Notice: 06 to 10 January 2020

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 06 to 10 January 2020. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-06-to-10-january-2020?utm_source=0a1fb7f4-8ca2-4a9f-8ad2-1d73e63e44ff&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Field Safety Notice: 30 December 2019 to 3 January 2020

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 30 December 2019 to 3 January 2020. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-30-december-2019-to-3-january-2020?utm_source=c3110e65-de42-4d4e-8337-ee1dc783b870&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Field Safety Notice: 23 to 27 December 2019

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 23 to 27 December 2019. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-23-to-27-december-2019?utm_source=d862c01c-6452-4510-a6c8-9c37f089f11a&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Field Safety Notice: 16 to 20 December 2019

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 16 to 20 December 2019. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-16-to-20-december-2019?utm_source=9c253288-64cd-492e-857c-186879f0827e&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

BritePro Solo and BriteBlade Pro single-use fibre optic laryngoscope blades and handles – risk of choking (MDA/2019/044)

Manufactured by Flexicare Medical – loose bearings and retaining ring may enter patient’s airway causing choking hazard if the laryngoscope blade is disengaged from the handle above the patient. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/britepro-solo-and-briteblade-pro-single-use-fibre-optic-laryngoscope-blades-and-handles-risk-of-choking-mda-2019-044?utm_source=3a7d1a4c-8df1-47ab-a69c-c866745b7e3f&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate … [continue] BritePro Solo and BriteBlade Pro single-use fibre optic laryngoscope blades and handles – risk of choking (MDA/2019/044)

Field Safety Notice: 09 to 13 December 2019

List of field safety notices (FSNs) from medical device manufacturers from 09 to 13 December 2019. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/field-safety-notice-09-to-13-december-2019?utm_source=bf745fde-6768-43e7-86a3-484530a1705e&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Medley Pharma Limited, Ranitidine 150mg Tablets BP, PL 43870/0026, Ranitidine 300mg Tablets BP, PL 43870/0027 (EL(19)A/41)

Medley Pharma Limited is recalling all unexpired stock of the below products from pharmacies and retail stores as a precautionary measure. https://www.gov.uk/drug-device-alerts/class-2-medicines-recall-medley-pharma-limited-ranitidine-150mg-tablets-bp-pl-43870-0026-ranitidine-300mg-tablets-bp-pl-43870-0027-el-19-a-41?utm_source=83c42b3b-90dc-4303-a5af-faefd2cc09b0&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate  

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