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Web content editor, Ian Bolland, discusses the potential implications for medtech and life sciences as a result of the UK general election. Read more

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Medilink UK is hosting a series of free regional events to help medtech and life science businesses prepare for Brexit. Read more

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The UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October. This will bring important changes to doing business. Here are six things life science companies can do now to get ready. Read more

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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has advised firms to designate a ‘responsible person’ ahead of Brexit, updating guidance it provided in February. Read more

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The MHRA has reiterated guidance on how medical devices will be regulated in the event of a no deal Brexit. Read more

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The UK will need to establish its own systems in parallel with that of the European Union for life sciences in the event of a No Deal Brexit, according to a report from the House of Commons Exiting the EU Committee. Read more

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MedPharmPlast Europe welcomed more than 50 industry experts during a two-day event in Frankfurt. Read more

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Demand for UK life sciences professionals increased by 11% in 2018, despite uncertainty for the sector due to Brexit. Read more

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A major campaign has been launched in Brussels to help attract UK-based pharma and life science business to the Belgian capital following Brexit. Read more

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Industry trade association MedTech Europe has written to EU commissioners highlighting the dangers of Brexit on the medical technology sector. Read more

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Larger corporates need to respond to some of the big technological and demographic trends affecting the medtech industry, according to the executive director of mid-market corporate finance advisor DC Advisory. Read more

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A ‘no deal’ Brexit would be very negative for the UK’s science industry, according to a new survey by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read more

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The COCIR has written an open letter to the European Commission and National Competent Authorities for Medical Devices over concerns surrounding a potential no-deal Brexit. Read more

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Damon Culbert from the Immigration Advice Service scrutinises the government's plans for Brexit, and its potential effect on the life sciences sector. Read more

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Brexit, the upcoming medical device regulation (MDR) and IVDR were among the topics discussed at the MedPharmPlast Europe (MPPE) conference in Brussels. Read more

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The health secretary Matt Hancock has written to medical device and clinical consumable companies saying there could be a delay in the flow of goods for up to six months in the case of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. Read more

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Brexit negotiators have a duty to protect millions of patients on both sides of the Channel, a coalition from the UK’s health sector has said. Read more

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) have jointly published guidance encouraging international business and investors to partner with the UK to develop new products in the medtech industry. Read more

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The UK healthtech industry is preparing for the inevitable onset of Brexit, with companies already planning commercial decisions in time for March 2019. Read more

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With Brexit looming, Paul Brooks, executive director, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) discusses how medical device companies should respond to the EU's new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR). Read more

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