HC Deb 17 July 1995 vol 263 cc919-20W
Mr. Pike

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when the Medical Devices Agency will be publishing its report regarding the incident at Burnley general hospital in which ophthalmic patients each lost an eye; what plans he has to take action against the manufacturers or suppliers of the equipment; and if he will make a statement. [34544]

Mr. Bowis

The Medical Devices Agency has investigated the incident referred to and published a hazard notice, MDA HN 9503 May 1995, copies of which will be placed in the Library. The Medical Devices Agency is working with the manufacturers to ensure that improved instructions are provided to users of the devices.

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