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National Patient Safety Alert – NatPSA 2020 007 MHRA

Published on 23 September 2020

From: Health Facilities Scotland

NatPSA 2020 007 MHRA - Philips Respironics V60 ventilator – actions to be taken to avoid potential unexpected shutdown.

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NatPSA/2020/007/MHRA - Philips Respironics V60 ventilator – actions to be taken to avoid potential unexpected shutdown leading to complete loss of ventilation. In March 2020 Philips Health Systems released an FSN concerning a number of V60 ventilators. This FSN concerned a hardware fault in the device, which can result in an unexpected shutdown.