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    26 Feb 2014
    We are moving to our new offices

    We are moving to our new offices

    Coloplast Pty Ltd is moving offices to Level 4, 1 Acacia Place, Ferntree Business Park, Notting Hill 3168 Victoria, Australia

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    Coloplast is on the move

     

    Coloplast Pty Ltd is relocating to new offices on Friday 28th November 2014. We will be moving from our current location at 33 Gilby Road Mount Waverley to our new premises at:

     

    Level 4, 1 Acacia Place, Ferntree Business Park, Notting Hill 3168 Victoria, Australia

     

    Our phone numbers:

    General Enquiries: +61 3 9541 1111

    Orders: Freecall 1800 673 317

    Professionals: Freecall 1800 333 317

    End Users: Freecall 1800 653 317

     

    Our Postal Address remains as:

    Coloplast Pty Ltd P.O. Box 240 Mount Waverley, 3149 Victoria Australia

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    21 Feb 2014

    Peristeen Anal Irrigation System- Instructions for Use update

    Recall for product correction - Instructions for Use update

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    Peristeen anal irrigation system

    Recall for product correction - Instructions for Use update


    Consumers and health professionals are advised that Coloplast, in consultation with the TGA, has undertaken a recall for product correction for its Peristeen anal irrigation system. Specifically, this product’s Instructions for Use (IFU) is being updated in response to the findings of a review of best practice for transanal irrigation for adults.The Peristeen anal irrigation system is a medical device used to help empty the lower colon in patients who suffer from faecal incontinence, chronic constipation and/or the need for some time-consuming bowel management procedures.
    There are no new risks associated with using the Peristeen anal irrigation system, and there are no faults or changes to the device itself. The IFU update includes highlighting prerequisites to the ‘indications’, and changes to the  ‘contraindications’, ‘precautions’, ‘warnings’ and ‘how to use’ sections.

    Peristeen Anal Irrigation System

    Information for consumers

    Coloplast has started contacting relevant consumers and health professionals to provide further information about this issue.Please note that there are no new risks associated with using the Peristeen anal irrigation system. If you or someone you care for is being treated with the Peristeen anal irrigation system, contact your managing health professional for further advice.

     

    Information for health professionals

    Coloplast has started contacting relevant consumers and health professionals to provide further information about this issue. This includes details of the IFU update and directions to disregard any previous IFU for the Peristeen anal irrigation system.
    The IFU update highlights the need for thorough patient examination before starting Peristeen anal irrigation treatment in the ‘indications’ section, and makes additions to the ‘contraindications’, ‘precautions’ and ‘warnings’ sections.
    The update also provides additional information in the ‘how to use’ section. Specifically, it directs the patient to empty their bladder before using the device and makes recommendations about avoiding over inflation of the rectal balloon.
    Prior to use, patients should consult a health professional who is specialised in the use of the Peristeen anal irrigation system.
    If you have any questions or concerns about the above issues, contact Coloplast on 1800 653 317 (AU) or 0800 265 675 (NZ)

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