Resources for Devices

Other useful sources of information on devices safety issues:

Medical Device Alerts and Fields Safety Notices - MDAs and FSNs

Assistive technology: definitions, examples and safe use - Section 10 includes links to guidance on bed rails, wheelchairs in transport and hoists

DEHP phthalates in medical devices

Emollients and risk of burns

Single-use medical devices: leaflet

Symbols used on medical devices: poster


Medical Device Management and Decontamination

Medical devices: safety posters and leaflets

Medical devices: information for users and patients. Also includes information on blood glucose meters, contact lenses and fetal dopplers.

Specific Device Guidance