Information from the Health Product Regulatory Authority (HPRA)

Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) – Safety Notice

The HPRA* recently issued a press release about automated external defibrillators AEDs that require urgent updates. There are five models affected so it is important that organisations and individuals that have an AED check to see if an upgrade is needed. The press release provides links to its webpage specific to AEDs and an information leaflet on AEDs.


Registering with HPRA for news and events

PHECC encourages practitioners, responders, recognised institutions and licensed CPG providers to keep informed about such important safety notices from the HPRA by registering on their website. Their newsletters on drug safety, medicinal products and medical devices may be of interest to you and inform your delivery of pre-hospital emergency care.  

* The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) protects and enhances public health and animal health by regulating medicines, medical devices and other health products