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16th July 2015

Expert Advice: Device Access UK Ltd – Accelerating market access for your MedTech and Diagnostics devices into the NHS

Established in 2010, Device Access is the UK’s leading MedTech Market Access and Reimbursement Consultancy, having helped over 100 clients, both start up and multi-national, navigate their way by introducing their medical technologies – devices and diagnostics for the benefits of patients and the NHS. Excellent research and commercial opportunities exist in the NHS for both…

15th July 2015

Provide and Time for Medicine launch new online triage and testing service for sexual health

A new online triage and testing service has just been launched which will make it easier for people who are worried about a sexually transmitted infection to get tested. Information about contraception is also available. This new service is available for people living in the mid Essex area and is simple to use, convenient and…

14th July 2015

Sharp Packaging Solutions white paper on ‘Product Serialisation to Advance Pharmaceutical Authentication and Patient Safety’

Sharp Packaging Solutions, part of UDG Healthcare plc (LON: UDG), the leading international provider of healthcare services, has launched an informative white paper on the challenges around serialisation titled “Product Serialisation to Advance Pharmaceutical Authentication and Patient Safety”. Counterfeiting and product diversion are major problems faced by the global pharmaceutical industry. In 2007, the World…

10th July 2015

Evaluate and BIA’s UK Biotech: A 10 Year Horizon – 2014 and 2015 Setting New Records in UK Biotech Financing via Capital Markets and Venture Capital

UK biotech has raised >£2.4 billion and presents better longer term financing compared to the US, better seed financing required to retain innovation According to a new report from life science market intelligence firm, Evaluate Ltd and the UK BioIndustry Association (BIA), over the past 10 years, the UK’s biotech sector has outperformed other European…

10th July 2015

Wales Technology Seed Fund passes £1 million milestone after first year

A Welsh Government fund specifically created to invest in technology start-ups and IP-rich university spin-outs in Wales has invested £1.2 million in nine Welsh technology start-ups creating 28 jobs in just over 12 months. Finance Wales’ investments from the Wales Technology Seed Fund are helping these businesses to commercialise and bring to market innovative products…

07th July 2015

Sharp Clinical Services expand facilities in Crickhowell, UK

Sharp Clinical Services, part of UDG Healthcare plc, (LON: UDG), the leading international provider of healthcare services, has expanded its storage and packaging facilities in the UK by an additional 5,000 square feet, creating an additional 10 roles at the site. The new facility based in Crickhowell is now the fourth unit of the existing…

07th July 2015

Medical software developer Time for Medicine seeks crowdfunding boost

A spin-out from the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff is hoping to secure a £300,000 investment to commercialise its software designed to eliminate the need for millions of NHS outpatient appointments. Time for Medicine is looking to secure funding through the Syndicate Room platform for the final stages of its cloud-based remote specialist diagnosis…

01st July 2015

Acuitas Medical receives FDA clearance for fineSA® software

  Acuitas Medical Ltd, a developer of analysis software for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has received market clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its fineSA software. fineSA is a software package that analyzes MRI data and determines the spacing of structural elements within a region of interest at a resolution…

01st July 2015

A clinical study highlights the role of sterile packs in improving compliance to best practice guidelines

At the recent annual conference of NIVAS (National Infusion and Vascular Access Society), Paul Lee, Medical Devices Training Manager, ABM University Health Board, presented how the introduction of sterile packs greatly improved compliance with best practice guidelines. To address concerns that the safe and effective insertion and management of IV cannula remains an issue for…