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The Central Alerting System (CAS) is a web-based cascading system for issuing patient safety alerts, important public health messages and other safety critical information and guidance to the NHS and others, including independent providers of health and social care.

Alerts available on the CAS website include NHS Improvement Patient Safety Alerts (PSA) and Estates Alerts, MHRA Dear Doctor letters, Medical Device Alerts (MDA) and Drug Alerts, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Alerts, and Department of Health & Social Care Supply Disruption alerts.

Useful links:

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency: http://gov.uk/mhra

NHS Improvement: https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/patient-safety-alerts/

National Reporting & Learning System: email: patientsafetyhelpdesk@nrls.nhs.uk

The Chief Medical Officer (for England): https://www.gov.uk/government/people/sally-davies

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MDA 2019/022 - CAS Liaison Officers, please note that the deadlines in the alert are for device users to review use of the devices in End Tidal Control mode and contact GE to make arrangements for the software update installation to be completed, rather than for the installation itself to be completed.

EL (19)A/19 - Please note that the contact details for medical information enquiry for this alert has changed. The correct details are as follows: Email: chanelle@medinformation.co.uk; Tel: +44 -870 1923283.

MDA/2019/019 - Please note that the Field Safety Notice (FSN) for this al ...
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Email: safetyalerts@mhra.gov.uk

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency