News and Updates

28 November 2023

ResMed Magnetic Mask – Product Defect Correction

The following is information and recommendations from ResMed regarding the use of their masks with magnets.

ResMed are updating the contraindications and warnings in their user guides to instruct patients on the safe use of the ResMed masks with magnets.

ResMed are recommending that if you, or anyone in close physical contact while using a ResMed mask with magnets have an active medical implant or metallic implanted object to replace your magnetic mask with a non-magnetic alternative.

For more detailed information please see the below link:
Information regarding the use of ResMed CPAP masks with magnetic clips – CPAP – Magnet Guidelines

Nepean Lung & Sleep

23 November 2023

Christmas and New Year clinic closure

Our clinic will be closed from December 15th 2023 and reopening on January 8th 2024.

We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Nepean Lung & Sleep

7 July 2021

Philips Recall: NSW Government Safety Notice

The following are the recommendations from the NSW government regarding the use of Philips Sleep and Respiratory devices:

  • Clinical recommendations
    • Advise patients to continue use of their sleep and respiratory devices
    • Advise patients to contact their clinician or prescriber prior to changing or ceasing use of their device
    • Consider whether the use of bacterial filters would be appropriate for some patient groups
    • Advise patients to stop use of ozone-related (ultraviolet) cleaning products, and adhere to their device’s instructions for Use for approved cleaning methods
    • Clinicians and prescribers can use the following factors to assess any concerns they have for specific patient prioritisation and management:

    • Clinical risk
    • Mental health risk
    • Occupational and driver safety risk
    • Device related risk

Sleep and respiratory care update | Philips

Philips recall action for CPAP, Bi-Level PAP devices and mechanical ventilators | Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)

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