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Originator: MHRA Medical Device Alerts

Issue date: 20-Mar-2019 11:00:30

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

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

Action category: Action

Title: Pagewriter Cardiographs (TC20/30/50/70) manufactured before 20 November 2018 and Efficia Monitors (CM10/12/100/120/150) manufactured before 25 October 2018 – risk of batteries overheating or igniting

Broadcast content: Manufactured by Philips – this problem affects lithium ion batteries that have exceeded their specified replacement interval or number of charging cycles.

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

Alert reference: MDA/2019/017

Action underway deadline: 10-Apr-2019

Action complete deadline: 01-May-2019


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