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Originator: MHRA Medical Device Alerts

Issue date: 19-Sep-2018 14:10:09

Action by recipients:
  • Acute Trusts
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities
  • Community Trusts
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • NHS Regional Offices

Information to recipients:
  • Special Health Authorities
  • Other contacts
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups

Action category: Action

Title: SureSigns VS & VM patient monitors and Viewing stations manufactured before 3 May 2018- risk of batteries overheating or igniting

Broadcast content: Manufactured by Philips – Lithium ion batteries which have exceeded their specified replacement interval or number of charging cycles are at risk of overheating or igniting

Additional information: NHS England Regional offices: do not cascade to primary care.

Alert reference: MDA/2018/031

Action underway deadline: 17-Oct-2018

Action complete deadline: 14-Nov-2018


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