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CAS Alert: Medical Device Alert

Source: Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)   Summary Manufactured by Philips, the professional use defibrillator/monitor: all HeartStart XL+ (Model number 861290) poses a risk of failure to deliver therapy due to hardware or software...

Beware of Agency Pitfalls

HCPA has been contacted by CQC to share this local information   All providers need to be aware that there is at least one agency providing care staff who are potentially providing staff to services without carrying out recruitment checks.  This is, therefore, a...

CAS Alert: Class 2 Medicines Recall

Source: Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)   Summary Accord Healthcare is recalling all unexpired stock of the above products from pharmacies and wholesalers as a precautionary measure due to possible contamination with an impurity...