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Laura Hughes

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Laura Hughes is editor of Medical Plastics News magazine.

She can be contacted on laura.hughes@rapidnews.com

Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes caught up with Connect 2 Cleanroom’s newly appointed Managing Director (MD), Michael Wright. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes caught up with Francesca Reverberi, Trinseo’s global business director for performance plastics ahead of K Show 2019. Read more

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Plastics have been pivotal in the development of contact lenses as Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes explains. Read more

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A look into the role 3D printing could play within the sector. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes talks about the importance of changing people's perceptions within the medical plastics field. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes met with Frank Dilly, managing director, and Calvin Pendorf, head of engineering, both from SIMTEC Silicone Parts to talk about the recent addition of their new class 8 cleanroom. Read more

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A new plastic 'hands-free crutch' is giving a fresh lease of life to amputees in the United States. Laura Hughes, editor of Medical Plastics News, caught up with iWalkFree president, Brad Hunter to learn about the background of the project. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes discusses her thoughts on medical device excise tax. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes sat down with materials giant Covestro to discuss the organisation’s role in the development of plastic wearable medical devices. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes sat down with Gert Bos, president-elect of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) to learn about how European medical manufacturers can best prepare for inspections in China. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes asks why medical device cybersecurity still continues to be a headache for medtech designers, despite years of scandals. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes asks: Are we ready for smart hospitals? Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes spoke with Jeff Ross, CEO of Miromatrix Medical to learn more about the fully implantable human organs Miromatrix is creating. Read more

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Protolabs highlight how its on-demand manufacturing option enabled Parker Hannifin to reduce development time, respond to customer feedback and bring innovative products to the market faster. Read more

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Leanne Taylor, head of content - plastics, Rapid News led a healthcare discussion on women in plastics on the healthtech stage at this year’s Med Tech Innovation Expo. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes explains the necessity for plastics within the medical sector. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes spoke to experience agency Rightpoint about the launch of its new app which aims to provide better communication between patients and care providers. Read more

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Medical Plastics News editor Laura Hughes discusses how to ensure regulations are respected. Read more

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NICE has released updated guidelines involving the use of surgical mesh products which were previously halted following an independent review. Read more

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Laura Hughes discusses patient involvement in healthcare. Read more

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