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Revised:  11 January 2017

Recent Media Releases

Medsafe, or the Minister of Health, has released the following media statements on an issue Medsafe has been involved with.

Media Releases for 2017

11 January 2017 Oral contraception recommendation made


Media Releases for 2016

16 December 2016 Information for Women with Breast Implants
16 June 2016 Medsafe Highlights the Dangers of Purchasing Medicines over the Internet


Media Releases for 2015

19 June 2015 Medsafe Highlights the Dangers of Purchasing Medicines over the Internet
23 February 2015 Invacare Power Wheelchair Joysticks - Invacare SPJ+ Joysticks and Invacare MK6i Driver Controls


Media Releases for 2014

17 July 2014 Glass fragments in Actavis brand of oral liquid amoxicillin prompts recall
23 May 2014 Dangers of purchasing medicines over the internet highlighted - Operation PANGEA VII


Media Releases for 2013

17 July 2013 Medtronic Paradigm insulin pump reservoirs recall
28 June 2013 Medsafe warns of the dangers of purchasing medicines over the internet
31 May 2013 Director-General revises existing s98 advisory
24 May 2013 Pharmacist Imprisoned on Medicines Act Charges
18 April 2013 New approach to evaluation of over the counter medicines in Australia and New Zealand
28 March 2013 Conviction for sale of herbal smoking material containing a prescription medicine

Media Releases for 2012

26 October 2012 Hazard Alert - Durom Acetabular cup
5 October 2012 NZ takes part in 5th global operation targeting substandard, illegal or counterfeit medicine
3 October 2012 Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Modular Head
28 June 2012 Publication of Medicine and Medical Device Recalls in New Zealand
8 June 2012 Smith and Nephew hip implant recalled worldwide
13 April 2012 Recall announced of hip implant device
30 March 2012 Worldwide recall of Viaspan - no affected stock in New Zealand
28 January 2012 Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Agency (ANZTPA)


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