MHRA Alert - November 2011

Further to a previous drug alert last week regarding a mislabelled pre-filled syringe, Aurum Pharmaceuticals Limited (trading as Martindale Pharma) has identified a second similar error within a batch of a different product.

Since similar findings cannot be ruled out for other batches of Aurum pre-filled syringe products, including Naloxone, recipients are asked to inspect their stocks of these products packed in yellow plastic printed boxes as a precautionary measure.

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PVG scheme update - Role of CRBS (New announcement November 2011)

Registration and changes to relevant individuals.

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Care Triggers

To reflect the best practice and documentation developed as part of the Scottish National Integrated Tissue Viability Programme, the following healthcare triggers have been updated for staff working in care homes for older people.

Skin assessment and care / pressure ulcer prevention

Wound assessment and management

Should you require any further information, please contact :

Joyce O'Hare
Senior Professional Adviser / Professional Adviser Tissue Viability
Care Inspectorate
Compass House
11 Riverside Drive

Telephone: 01382 207394
Mobile: 07766 133250

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Rehabilitation Consultant Newsletter - November 2011

The Rehabilitation Consultant newsletter provides an update on some of the improvement work that has been taking place nationally in relation to rehabilitation and improving quality of life in care services for older people.

Click here to read the newsletter.

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Care Inspectorate appoints Annette Bruton as new Chief Executive

Scotland’s care regulator, the Care Inspectorate, today announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Annette Bruton.

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