Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
This section contains advice and correspondence from the MHRA of interest to BSIR members
MHRA Radiology Safety Information
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has set a new and important source of safety information.
As part of their continuing drive to support healthcare professionals, they have set up a web page specifically targeting Radiology, which will of great interest to BSIR members. The page includes guidance, safety alerts and links to educational material to assist in the safe use and management of medicines and medical devices.
The page also includes a free email alerting service to alert subscribers when a section is updated, eliminating the need to frequently check for updated information.
If you have any specific comments regarding the content of the page and its quality, then MHRA would be extremely interested in any feedback.
MHRA Poster on closure devices
MHRA have produced a poster on safety top tips regarding Vascular Closure Devices following a series of adverse events reported to it and subsequently investigated.
The top tips cover a number of relevant areas including pre-deployment imaging, angle of insertion and wound healing.
The poster can be found and downloaded at: