Device Access News & Views

NHS England sets out plans to be first in the world to eliminate Hepatitis C

England could be the first country in the world to eliminate Hepatitis C, under ambitious plans announced by the NHS…

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January 31, 2018

NHS half numbers of beds in past 30 years helped by increase in Day Case Surgery due to MedTech Innovation

New Report – The Kings Fund NHS hospital bed numbers past, present, future. The number of general and acute beds…

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January 30, 2018

Cerebrotech Visor™ Receives FDA Clearance for VIPS™ Intracranial Fluids Monitor device for patients undergoing neurological assessment

Portable, non-invasive device is designed to detect asymmetry of intracranial fluid volumes in patients undergoing neurological assessment. Cerebrotech is an…

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January 8, 2018

NHS becomes first healthcare system in the world to publish numbers of avoidable deaths

Publication of the data seeks to protect patients by showing how many deaths might have been caused by problems in…

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January 8, 2018

NHS England announces plans to break down barriers for research

Speaking at the Economist War on Cancer event today, NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens will tell delegates that the NHS…

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January 8, 2018

NHS England patients to get breakthrough technologies and treatments faster through £86M investment into Accelerated Access Scheme

A new, fast-track route into the NHS for “breakthrough” medicines and technologies has been announced by the Government in a…

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January 8, 2018

New Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) opens in Birmingham England

A new testing and evaluation centre to speed up the development of medical innovations by enabling them to be tested…

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January 21, 2017