Following a successful two year partnership, Smith & Nephew, the global medical technology business, announced that it has agreed to acquire Leaf Healthcare, the developer of the unique Leaf Patient Monitoring System. Read more

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Design service company, Semiconductor Ideas to the Market (ItoM), is expanding into the wearable biometrics market with the launch of its new sister company, ItoM Medical. Read more


A team of scientists, engineers and doctors from universities across the UK have been awarded £3.8 million to develop lung monitoring devices. Read more


Nurses at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust are saving time and improving patient care thanks to the introduction of vital signs monitoring devices. Read more


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. Read more


A project taking place at Birmingham Children’s Hospital using wireless technology to predict deterioration in seriously ill children has recruited its 1,000th patient. Read more


  • VELOX GmbH2

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    VELOX GmbH2

    a medical equipment background, close-up ultrasound machine