21st June 2019

SEHTA PR: 2019 Accessing the NHS Guide for SMEs: Moving Forward

SEHTA is pleased to announce the release of our 2nd Accessing the NHS Guide for SMEs – Moving Forward, supported by leading health law firm Hill Dickinson, which was launched on Wednesday 19thJune at this year’s SEHTA AGM & Annual Conference at the offices of Hill Dickinson’s Broadgate Tower offices in London.

Most health technology companies want to access the NHS and SMEs find this especially challenging. The SEHTA team have spent over 14 years helping companies understand and access the NHS and have finally attempted to distil all this knowledge and experience into this Guide, which builds on and complements our 1st edition, published last year, which was exceptionally well received by SMEs and public sector bodies responsible for health and care policy and delivery

SME quote ‘’Essential reading for the owner/manager of a start-up or small business offering products or services to the NHS”.


This new edition focuses on:

  • The NHS Long Term (10 Year) Plan
  • Migration from MDD to MDR
  • Developing a Legal Strategy
  • Budget Impact Analysis

• Funding your innovation for the NHS
• Digital Health (Apps – Review and Accreditation)• Design & Manufacturing
• Adoption of Innovation & Case Studies


Dr David Parry, CEO, SEHTA says “The SEHTA team and its partner Hill Dickinson are very proud of this guide. We believe it is unique in providing a readable, informative and comprehensive document tohelp companies with their aspirations to sell to the NHS”.

James Lawford Davies, Partner, Hill Dickinson says “We are delighted to have supported the development of this guide, which is full of practical support and useful tips to help SMEs access the NHS supply chain.”