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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

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A report recently published by the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) titled, ‘Better for Women’ has left campaign group Sling the Mesh feeling side-lined. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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Johnson & Johnson have been described as negligent during a case within Australian federal court over the vaginal mesh implant. Read more

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Ethylene oxide is commonly used to sterilise medical devices. However, recently the levels of ethylene oxide, which is classed as a carcinogen, have been found to be too high at some sterilisation facilities, resulting in closure of the plants. Read more

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Parents claim they are being told they are only allowed to purchase one EpiPen Jr from pharmacies due to supply issues. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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The request was made ahead of a meeting with Simon Harris, the minister for health. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes sat down with two of the industry’s experts to discuss how 3D printing is transforming plastics manufacturing. Read more

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Research shows 3D printing is possible on the battlefield. Read more

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Professor Derek O’Keeffe from NUI Galway has created an innovative way to deliver diabetes medication during natural disasters. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes highlights her five must-read articles for this week. Read more

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Compamed is a trade show which focuses on improving team play between suppliers and manufacturers. Our editor, Laura Hughes, lists all of the key information you need to know ahead of this must attend event. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes sat down with Thomas Barrett, the newly appointed CEO of Applied Plastics, a coating solutions specialist company. Read more

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Every day during Compamed there will be multiple presentations in G40 in hall 8a and hall 8b. The full timetable is available on the event website, but here are 3 sessions to look out for. Read more

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MPN editor Laura Hughes spoke to Christian Herrild, director of growth strategies for manufacturer Teel Plastics, to discuss the main challenges and considerations associated with developing new plastic materials for the medical market. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes provides a brief summary of EU Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR), class I medical devices and the potential delays to EU MDR for class I medical devices. Read more

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Researchers develop new medical device to optimise the success of future medical implants. Read more

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Our editor Laura Hughes discusses why Ireland is such a hotspot for medtech. Read more

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