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23rd March 2017

Expert Advice from Geldards: General Data Protection Regulations – A game changer for everyone

The Information Commissioner has described it as a “game changer for everyone”. So it probably hasn’t escaped your notice that a new, European wide data protection law is on its way. The General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“GDPR”) will automatically apply in all EU Member States (without the need for national implementing legislation) from 25th…

01st March 2017

Isansys Lifecare Granted Key Patent for Its Innovative Patient Monitoring Platform

Isansys Lifecare, a digital healthcare company developing an innovative patient monitoring platform which enables the early detection of deterioration in patients, today announces that the European Patent Office has accepted for grant a key method patent. The patent relates to the wireless wearable sensor technology incorporated in the Patient Status Engine (PSE), a CE-marked, Class IIa,…

06th February 2017

Alesi Surgical pioneering surgical device gains United States FDA approval

Alesi Surgical Limited, the leading innovator of minimally invasive surgery technologies has successfully secured FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approval for its Ultravision™ system.
13th October 2016

Expert advice from THAY Medical: CE marking usable medical devices

It is now mandatory to show some form of evidence of use safety when CE Marking a medical device. Whether it is a mobile application with a clinical claim, an inhaler or ECG machine - when developing the next iteration or leap in technology or clinic
08th August 2016

Investment for The Magstim Company supports growth and expansion

Carmarthenshire-headquartered medical technology developer The Magstim Company has invested in new product development and US expansion after it secured backing from a specialist life sciences, medical and healthcare investor. The company, which makes medical devices used in neuroscience, psychiatry and neurology, secured investment from US firm Telegraph Hill Partners last year. Since then it has developed…

28th July 2016

NHS Wales unites with businesses and universities to move healthcare forward in Wales

MediWales recently delivered the first ever all-Wales NHS collaboration conference, MediWales Connects. The clinically-led event hosted delegates from across the fields of life science, health and care to celebrate research progress and patient-centred working in Wales. The theme of collaboration for clinical progress and innovation illuminated throughout the presentations and paved the way for a…

21st July 2016

United Life Sciences explores the UK life sciences landscape following the EU Referendum outcome: What’s next for UK life sciences?

The UK has voted to leave the European Union (EU). Although this decision has caused political and economic uncertainty for the country, it also presents a new political context with opportunities for a re-energised vision for the UK life sciences sector. United Life Sciences, formed of BIA, Bionow, BioPartner UK, One Nucleus and MediWales, will…

21st July 2016

Geldards: Brexit – Business as usual?

It’s been almost a month now since the UK voted to leave the EU. However, the political turmoil that has followed has meant that we are no further forward in terms of knowing when the UK will give notice to the European Council of its intention to withdraw from the EU, how that will be…

20th July 2016

Expert advice – DTR Medical: Nine things that make perfect single-use Crocodile Forceps

As a leading supplier of sterile single-use surgical instruments, DTR Medical receive a wealth of feedback that we build into our programme of innovation and product quality. One of our largest products is our range of Crocodile Forceps that grow every year as a key part of our success. The demand for high quality Crocodile Forceps…

11th July 2016

Grant Thornton: UK votes to leave the EU – advice and scenario planning

The people of the UK have taken the decision to leave the European Union. What happens next – and the implications for businesses and organisations in the UK – is less clear. It is now up to the UK Government to decide on what economic relationship it would seek to replace our current EU membership. To…