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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 occurres and there is a concern about the safety of the device or its use.

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News and Events

Date Type Title
14/1/2022Dear Healthcare Professional LetterImportant information about Ronapreve supplied in New Zealand.
12/1/2022COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #39 – 31 December 2021
10/1/2022NoticesNotice of Medsafe Office Closure Christmas/New Year 2021/2022
22/12/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #38 – 4 December 2021
22/12/2021Alert CommunicationMedsafe is issuing a warning not to use Goree Beauty Cream with Lycopene, Goree Day and Night Beauty Cream Oil Free, and Golden Pearl Beauty Cream- statement under section 98 of the Medicines Act 1981
21/12/2021Media ReleaseNew COVID-19 drug approved that can treat and prevent COVID-19
20/12/2021Media ReleaseStatement from the COVID-19 Vaccine Independent Safety Monitoring Board
20/12/2021Alert CommunicationReminder: Comirnaty vaccination (Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine) can cause myocarditis and pericarditis
13/12/2021CommitteesAgenda for the 113th meeting of the Medicines Assessment Advisory Committee - 14 December 2021
9/12/2021CommitteesMinutes of the 67th meeting of the Medicines Classification Committee - 26 October 2021
8/12/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #37 – 20 November 2021
2/12/2021PublicationsPrescriber Update Vol. 42 No. 4 – December 2021
24/11/2021COVID-19 Adverse events following immunisation with COVID-19 vaccines: Safety Report #36 – 6 November 2021
22/11/2021COVID-19For health care professionals: Distinguishing between Thrombosis and Thrombosis with Thrombocytopenia (TTS) following COVID-19 vaccinations (PDF, 291 KB, 3 pages)