Patient safety alert on non-Luer spinal (intrathecal) devices for chemotherapy

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This alert provides new guidance on spinal (intrathecal) devices for chemotherapy that replaces guidance in previous alerts NPSA/2009/PSA004A and NPSA/2011/PSA001. All other guidance in previous alerts remains unchanged.


This patient safety alert has been issued following a stakeholder engagement exercise which took place18 November – 8 December 2013.