RPS Support Alerts
The RPS Support team are developing and publishing regular Support Alerts to help support you in your day to day roles. These will cover a wide range of subjects ranging from legal and ethical issues to clinical matters and aim to be informative, supportive and user-friendly. Topics will be identified as part of horizon scanning by the RPS Support team but will also be produced in response to real queries and issues raised by members.
This section also includes information about drug and device recalls, patient safety notices, health professional letters and other important communications concerning patient safety, thus enabling you to ensure that you meet any necessary clinical governance requirements.
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Class 1 Medicines recall (Action Now – including out of hours): AmBisome 50mg Powder .....more
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall .....more
Class 2 Drug Alert (Action Within 48 Hours): Questran (Colestyramine) 4g sachet Powder for .....more
Company-led drug recall: Ropivacaine 2mg/ml solution for infusion, 200ml. Goldshield Livery .....more
The MHRA has issued a letter to healthcare professionals advising about the recent interruption to .....more
Medical Device Alert: Paradigm ambulatory insulin infusion pumps manufactured by Medtronic
Medical Device Alert: Single use syringes: 50 ml Luer lock - manufactured by Terumo Europe
Class 4 Drug Alert (Caution in Use) - Adrenaline Injection 1:10,000 1mg/10ml, Amiodarone .....more
Class 4 Drug Alert (Caution in Use): Ativan (lorazepam) Injection 4mg/ml – Pfizer Limited
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a medical device alert .....more