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Originator: MHRA Medical Device Alerts

Issue date: 29-Jun-2020 10:00:24

Action by recipients:
  • 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

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

Action category: Action

Title: Philips Respironics V60 ventilator – potential unexpected shutdown leading to complete loss of ventilation

Broadcast content: Manufactured by Philips Respironics – sudden loss of power due to component failure, which may not always be accompanied by an alarm or visual warning

Additional information: This alert is not relevant to Primary Care.

Alert reference: MDA/2020/017

Action underway deadline: 20-Jul-2020

Action complete deadline: 10-Aug-2020


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