Guidance

Reporting of defects and failures and disseminating estates and facilities alerts

Reminds healthcare organisations of the importance of reporting defects and failures involving non-medical devices (EFA/2013/003).

Detail

This alert (EFA/2013/003) highlights the importance of reporting defects and failures involving non-medical devices and the dissemination of estates and facilities alerts. It is primarily intended for:

  • NHS healthcare providers
  • trusts
  • NHS foundation trusts
  • clinical commissioning groups
  • dental practices
  • GP surgeries

This alert replaces previous guidance (EFA 2012/001).