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Reece Armstrong

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Reece Armstrong is a reporter for Digital Health Age, Medical Plastics News, European Pharmaceutical Magazine and Med-Tech Innovation. He has a MA in Media & Journalism and a BA in Popular & Contemporary Music from Newcastle University. His interests include health, technology, videogames and he is a keen performer of live original music.

He can be contacted at reece.armstrong@rapidnews.com or through his Twitter handle @Reece92David 

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

Jul 21, 2017 11:50 AM News

Manufacturer GW Plastics has announced it has acquired injection moulding company Avenue Mould Solutions in response to growing customer demand. more

Jul 20, 2017 9:40 AM News

Women who have suffered from complications due to vaginal mesh implants will meet with MPs in an attempt to get the devices banned. more

Jul 18, 2017 3:25 PM Devices

New funding has been announced to support the uptake of medical technologies on the NHS in the North West and across the UK. more

Jul 17, 2017 10:15 AM News

Medical Plastics News takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the past week. more

Jul 14, 2017 3:40 PM News

Contract manufacturer Flexan has opened its new company headquarters for the manufacturing of silicone parts for medical devices. more

Jul 14, 2017 8:35 AM News

An Irish medical devices company has developed a minimally invasive product to help treat defective heart valves, Irish Times have reported. more

Jul 13, 2017 10:20 AM Devices

A service at Boots which scans a range of moles and pigmented lesions has been criticised for charging customers. more

Jul 12, 2017 2:00 PM News

Links between plastics found in consumer products and chronic diseases in men have been discovered by researchers. more

Jul 12, 2017 10:50 AM News

DNA readers could be available on the NHS within the next five years to help diagnose infectious diseases, The Telegraph have reported. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:05 PM Devices

Australian women are fighting against the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, claiming that the company’s vaginal mesh implant ruined their lives. more

Jul 11, 2017 9:50 AM News

RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. more

Jul 6, 2017 2:00 PM News

Contract analytical services Wickham Laboratories has announced an extension of its medical device testing services. more

Jul 6, 2017 11:35 AM Devices

Technical thermoplastics compounder Albis Plastic has expanded its healthcare product portfolio with a number of new materials. more

Jul 4, 2017 12:20 PM News

UK Manufacturer of tray sealing solution Packaging Automation has worked together with calcium compound device manufacturer, Biocomposities, to test packaging solutions. more

Jul 3, 2017 12:15 PM Devices

An organisation led by six globally-recognised experts in cancer care has launched an initiative to track evidence-based patient information and clinical guidance. more

Jun 30, 2017 3:00 PM News

A dissolvable adhesive patch has been developed to offer a ‘painless’ alternative to the flu vaccine, which is traditionally delivered by injection. more

Jun 28, 2017 1:40 PM Devices

Engineering and scientific technologies company, Renishaw, will be exhibiting at the Digital Symposium at Swansea University on 29 June as part of its event, “Digital Futures in Health and Wellbeing: can public services survive without them?”. more

Jun 27, 2017 11:25 AM News

Health technology company Philips has announced the release of a portable patient monitoring system to be used during in-hospital transport and at the bedside. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:30 AM News

A new report by Market Data Forecast has predicted the growth of the global medical device 3D printing market. more

Jun 23, 2017 10:50 AM News

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