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Reporting Issues Associated With Medical Devices

Anyone can report an issue associated with a medical device. An issue may relate to an adverse event, or a quality issue. We encourage anyone to lodge an adverse event report if an incident has occurred and there is a concern about the safety of the device or its use.

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Date Type Title
10/1/2022NoticesNotice of Medsafe Office Closure Christmas/New Year 2021/2022
20/10/2021CommitteesComments on agenda items for the 67th meeting of the Medicines Classification Committee to be held on 26 October 2021
20/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #31 – 2 October 2021
13/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #30 – 25 September 2021
6/10/2021NoticesMedsafe Performance Statistics 1 January to 30 June 2021 (PDF 290 KB, 13 pages)
6/10/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #29 – 18 September 2021
29/9/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #28 – 11 September 2021
27/9/2021ConsultationProposed warning and advisory statements relating to the harm of long-term use and overuse of stimulant laxatives Closes 8 Nov 2021
22/9/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #27 – 4 September 2021
15/9/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #26 – 28 August 2021
8/9/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #25 – 21 August 2021
6/9/2021Alert CommunicationRisks of importing or prescribing ivermectin for prevention or treatment of COVID-19
6/9/2021CommitteesAgenda for the 67th Medicines Classification Committee meeting
2/9/2021PublicationsPrescriber Update Vol. 42 No. 3 – September 2021
1/9/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #24 – 14 August 2021
30/8/2021CommitteesAgenda for the 187th Medicines Adverse Reactions Committee meeting - 9 September 2021
25/8/2021COVID-19Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #23 – 7 August 2021