MS16A SYRINGE DRIVER

Kingston Business Excellence Awards Contact If you have any queries or problems and you would like to speak to one of our team then please fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Alternatively you can ring our office on The report highlighted concerns about the ongoing availability and usage of certain models of Graseby syringe drivers, specifically the use of the older Graseby syringe drivers that worked by measuring millimetres of syringe length e. If you have any queries or problems and you would like to speak to one of our team then please fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Regulators in several countries, including Australia and the UK, have previously issued safety alerts in relation to the Graseby MS-Series Syringe Driver and these have related to possibilities of over-infusion, tampering with the device and confusion between the different models of Graseby device.

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Medsafe also recognises the on-going risks associated with these devices and therefore advises users to give immediate consideration to sourcing alternative equipment which meets the “Essential Principles” for safety and efficacy. This document briefs you on the situation, the reasons for Medsafe’s action and the action that will need to be taken by users of these devices. Medsafe does not undertake comparative evaluation of medical devices, nor is it appropriate for Medsafe to endorse any specific device.

Graseby MS16A Syringe Pump

We would therefore encourage organisations to directly contact all their clinical teams and units to check if they have any old-style syringe drivers. Users should consider how best to phase the use of these devices out and consider which mz16a or devices may be used as a satisfactory replacement.

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Hospices should therefore have acted on the alert at the time. This website needs Javascript activated in your browser to function. Thank you for undertaking this additional check to ensure past safety advice has been fully implemented. We are therefore not envisioning any of these older style syringe drivers to still be in use.

Old-style Graseby syringe drivers (e.g. MS16, MS16A, MS26)

How to Join NCA? Medsafe has commenced consultation with healthcare professionals and stakeholder groups to determine a process and timeline for the removal of all existing Graseby MS-series devices from clinical use.

You will be aware of the media interest over the weekend in relation to the Gosport Inquiry and specifically the use of the older Graseby syringe drivers that worked by measuring millimetres of syringe length e. If you have any queries or problems and you would like to speak to one of our team then please fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please contact NHS Improvement directly with any queries. Without it, key areas of the site will not work for you. However, we would urge you to undertake local checks to ensure that none mw16a the old-style Graseby ambulatory syringe drivers, that worked by measuring millimetres of syringe length, are still in use in your organisation e.

Discontinuation of supply of Graseby MS16A and MS26 syringe drivers

We would sringe that if any of these types of syringe drivers are found to be in use they should be withdrawn as soon as possible; ensuring patient care is not compromised. Alternatively you can ring our office on Old-style Graseby syringe drivers e. We are aware that large chains may hold medical device asset registers which should provide the necessary information but we know that often these syringe drivers may have been purchased directly by clinical teams using charitable donations and may not have gone through formal organisational purchasing routes.

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Although available for some time it has become apparent that the safety features of the Graseby MS-Series devices have not been upgraded to comply with current minimum standards as recommended by internationally respected regulators. Medsafe recognises the clinical implications of this situation and thus does not currently require existing sytinge to be recalled or withdrawn from clinical use when alternates are js16a available provided the manufacturer’s instructions are carefully observed.

The report highlighted concerns about the ongoing availability and usage of certain models of Graseby syringe drivers, specifically the use of the older Graseby syringe drivers that worked by measuring millimetres of syringe length e.

Tel Fax Email info nationalcareassociation. Click here for more information and instructions. Please Allow Javascript in your browser This website needs Javascript activated in your browser to function. Contact If you have any queries or problems and you would like to speak to one of our team then please fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

These guidelines reflect international minimum requirements for the safety and effectiveness of medical devices.

However Medsafe can assist users by providing information about the notification status of alternative devices on the Web Assisted Notification of Devices Syrineg database and by facilitating end-user group discussions. These syringe drivers are commonly used in palliative care and other situations to provide continuous ambulatory infusion of medicines.