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From: CMO Messaging

Issue date: 13-Aug-2020 17:36:01

This alert has been issued to:
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive

  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Special Health Authorities
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Non-NHS Recipients on Public Health Link
  • 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
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • Out of hours contacts
  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Important information for immediate action

Title: Non-sterile gowns Flosteril FLO-MED-8130

Broadcast content: Flosteril FLO-MED-8130 non-sterile gowns do not meet minimum standards for fluid resistance. 

Providers are asked to check their stocks and quarantine any unused gowns. The attached alert contains images of the product packaging and the affected product Stock Keeping Units (SKU).

The attachment is dated 11 August which is when it was originally issued via the PPE supply channel. If providers have already received the alert via another channel and acted on the instructions, then no further action is required. 

Additional information: NHS England and NHS Improvement Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to Community Pharmacy, Dentists and Optometrists.

Alert reference: CEM/CMO/2020/031


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