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IRIC safety alert

National Patient Safety Alert – NatPSA/2023/010/MHRA

Published on 30 August 2023

From: Health Facilities Scotland

NatPSA2303/010/MHRA - Medical beds, trolleys, bed rails, bed grab handles and lateral turning devices: risk of death from entrapment or falls



The MHRA continues to receive reports of deaths and serious injuries from entrapment or falls relating to medical beds, bed rails, trolleys, bariatric beds, lateral turning devices and bed grab handles.