RPS Professional Support Alerts

We develop and publish 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 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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17/03/2017 - MHRA press release: Check you are selling medicines online lawfully 

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a press release which advises .....more 

15/03/2017 - Dose changes for nystatin oral suspension 

The dose of nystatin for oral candidiasis in the BNF and BNF for Children has been updated to reflect .....more 

23/02/2017 - Precautionary recall of Viridal Duo powder and solvent for injection 

Precautionary recall of Viridal Duo powder and solvent for injection

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20/02/2017 - Medical Device Alert: Alaris syringe pumps 

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a medical device alert .....more 

16/02/2017 - Company led recall: Ergometrine Injections 

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a company-led recall for .....more 

01/02/2017 - Class 3 medicines recall for Alka-Seltzer Original and Alka-Seltzer XS 

Class 3 medicines recall (action within 5 days) for Alka-Seltzer Original and Alka-Seltzer .....more