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IRIC safety alert

Safety Information Message – SIM2209

Published on 11 August 2022

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SIM2209 - UKHSA investigation into potential contamination of bioprosthetic heart valves with Mycobacterium chelonae



This safety information message highlights the attached UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) Briefing Note 2022/058 issued on 21 July 2022.

Note that actions in Scotland differ from those in the Briefing Note.