Suction Catheters – a Field Safety Notice

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The NHS Supply Chain has issued a Field Safety Notice affecting the following Suction Catheters and the possibility of a breach in the sterile nature of the 6fg and 12fg funnel end product.

The affected products were manufactured between 01/07/2013 to 30/06/2018 and will have a reference number 5069182 (6fg) and 5081182 (12fg).  

This brand of catheter is not normally stocked by EEAST, but please:

  • stop the use of the affected devices as defined above.
  • check all vehicle and station stock and ensure all affected devices in stock are quarantined and returned to Supplies at Norwich or Letchworth.

If you have any queries about this notice, please contact supplies.west@eastamb.nhs.uk

Download this notice as as PDF file from EAST24

 

Published 20th June 2019

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