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Originator: CAS Helpdesk Team

From: CAS Helpdesk

Issue date: 17-Sep-2020 15:15:35

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • MHRA (Medicines) Drug Alerts (Various Recipients)
  • Other contacts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • Ofsted recipients
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Special Health Authorities
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Non-NHS Recipients on Public Health Link
  • MHRA (Medicines) Drug Alerts - Non-NHS Recipients
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Territorial CMOs in Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales
  • Regional Directors of Public Health
  • Consultants in Communicable Diseases
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Director of Public Health
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • Medical Device Alert - Cosmetics
  • DHSC Supply Disruption - Medicines
  • Primary Care Networks
  • GP Practices 1

Action category: Action

Title: Update from the CAS Helpdesk: Changes to MHRA alerts and amendments to the website

Broadcast content:
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is now an accredited issuer of National Patient Safety Alerts.

This means there will be some changes to what you receive from CAS as set out in the attached document.

There are also some changes to the website and a reminder to organisations to register out of hours email addresses with us if you have them.

CAS Liaison Officers: there is no response required via the website to this message.

Additional information: NHS England and NHS Improvement Regional Offices: please cascade this message to Community Pharmacy, Dental and Optometry contractors.

Alert reference: CHT/2020/002


Contact our helpdesk

Email: safetyalerts@mhra.gov.uk

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency