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Northern Ireland/NHS Customers Philips Device Update - 9th July 2021

 Northern Ireland/NHS Customers Philips Device Update - 9th July 2021

Northern Ireland/NHS Philips Device Update Air Liquide Healthcare has been made aware of a Field Safety Notice (FSN) by the manufacturer Philips relating to ventilation devices - please see below:

FSN Ventilators

 PDF iconDownload fsn_ventilators.pdf (110.7 KB)


PDF iconDownload fsn_cpap.pdf (110.71 KB)

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in Northern Ireland, is monitoring this situation and working closely with the NHS. Please find links to additional information and guidance published by the MHRA.


Patient Safety Alert/NatPSA

Based on current information supplied by the MHRA, the guidance recommends that all patients continue to use their device as prescribed until a replacement device is supplied or the device repaired. You should receive a communication in due course from your prescribing centre.
As a provider of Philips devices, Air Liquide is working closely with the authorities and Philips. For further information please see the below statements: 

If you are a Patient  - Click Here 

PDF iconDownload Sleep Ventilation Patients (108.05 KB)

If you are a prescriber - Click Here

PDF iconDownload Prescriber -Sleep Ventilation Patients (106.12 KB)

For further information or support from Philips contact 1800 851 241 or see Sleep and respiratory care update | Philips.

Should you have any queries or questions please contact the Air Liquide Helpline at 0800 3285875.