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Originator: MHRA Medical Device Alerts

Issue date: 10-Apr-2020 13:02:19

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts

  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • Special Health Authorities
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Non-NHS Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Territorial CMOs in Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales
  • Regional Directors of Public Health
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Director of Public Health
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive

Action category: Immediate Action

Title: Covid-19: All haemofiltration systems including machines and accessories - serious risks if users don't follow manufacturer instructions for set-up

Broadcast content: Patients are at risk of serious injury or death if the manufacturer's instructions on set-up are not followed. This alert contains manufacturer advice which healthcare professionals must be aware of.

Given the links to covid-19 we have sent this alert to a broader mailing list than would usually receive a Medical Device Alert of this type. 

Please note that no response is required via the CAS website to this alert.


Additional information: This alert is not relevant to primary care.

Alert reference: MDA/2020/013

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