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Med-Tech Innovation Expo, the UK and Ireland’s leading showcase for medical design and manufacturing technology, will once again deliver a world-class speaker programme for 2,500+ visitors at the Ricoh Arena in April. more

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A patient and a pharmacy level drug alert recall has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for three specific lots of asthma inhalers. more

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The government has rejected calls to ban vaginal mesh implants after MPs debated its use to treat women affected by pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence following childbirth. more

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The UK Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has issued new guidance for medical device makers when taking human factors into account. more

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

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An introductory guide has been made available by the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) so manufacturers are aware of requirements under the new EU regulations for medical devices (MDR) and in vitro diagnostic devices (IVDR). more

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Maliha Carey, from legal firm, Stevens & Bolton asks is your app a medical device and why does it matter? more

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Updated guidance issued to help identify the health apps which are medical devices and make sure they comply with regulations and are acceptably safe. more

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Noel Edmonds has caused controversy in the medtech world this week when the celebrity claimed that the EMPpad can tackle cancer more

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Top tips for notifying the MHRA of an intention to carry out a clinical investigation for CE marking more

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According to the findings of a Triennial Review of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), the UK is well-placed to steer a global drive to improve public health more

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Earlier this year, the UK's Daily Mail newspaper ran a story on adverse incidents in medical devices, describing what it termed a 'secret scandal', and simultaneously bringing unwelcome attention to the medical device sector. more

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Suspended sentence: Scottish health secretary, Alex Neil, has written to health boards to ask them to consider the suspension of polypropylene mesh medical devices. more

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