General safety information and advice

 
This section contains specific information on products such as hormone replacement therapy, breast implants, vaccines and testing kits.

The section also contains advice for consumers such as the risks of buying medicines over the Internet, buying and using herbal medicines and leaving hospital with a medical device. There is also a section on more general and technical information such as mobile communications interference with medical devices and wheeled mobility and seating equipment. Finally, there is a specific section for Medical Device Liaison Officer information.

There is further safety guidance provided in our publications section, which includes Device Bulletins, Drug Safety Update, One Liners and posters and leaflets.


Product-specific information and advice

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This section provides information and advice on specific products.
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Technical information

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This section provides general and technical information on such issues as cellphones causing interference with the use of medical devices and the decontamination of medical devices.
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Herbal medicines: Advice to consumers

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Information on buying and using herbal medicines.  Herbal remedies are medicines. As with any other medicine, you should use them with care while first ensuring they are the correct products for you.
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Advice and information for consumers

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This section provides information and advice for consumers including the risks of buying products over the Internet, advice on buying herbal medicines and medical devices and what we are doing to combat the problem of counterfeit products.

Medical Device Liaison Officer information

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Information for Medical Device Liaison Officers - whose role is to protect public health and ensure that MHRA Medical Device Alerts are promptly disseminated to the appropriate people in an organisation.
Page last modified: 11 July 2011