Improving medical device incident reporting and learning

The alert recommended changes to strengthen local clinical governance arrangements and the identification of Medical Devices Safety Officers (MDSOs) and multi-professional groups to review incidents and to improve the safety of medical devices.

Improving medical device incident reporting and learning - supporting information PDF, 556.9 KB

Improving medical device incident reporting and learning alert was amended on 1 Apr 2014 to reflect changes to adverse incident report figures in appendix B and a revised link to the EU directive on medical devices.

Patient safety alerts are shared rapidly with healthcare providers via the Central Alerting System (CAS).

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