29 Mar 2012
New regulations on medical devices being sold in Saudi Arabia have been introduced by the Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA)
A consortium of industry experts has won a further grant to develop a novel regenerative medicine product to help repair wounds such as those suffered by skin cancer patients. EktoTherix™, a bioresorbable “tissue scaffold” material that assists in patient tissue repair and regeneration, has been developed by York based Neotherix Limited supported by Lorien Engineering Solutions and Smith & Nephew.
26 Mar 2012
Medilink have taken the first steps towards commissioning the UK’s first ever economic study on the annual costs of wound management to the NHS.
The 23rd of January marked the launch of Arab Health 2012, the largest and most prestigious healthcare exhibition in the Middle East. A record number of UK companies attended the event meeting new distributors, signing business deals and selling life-saving medical equipment to countries across the world.
To provide greater support to Healthcare Technology companies home and abroad, leading recruitment specialists BW Penman, has strengthened its global reach with the launch of a new office in Australia.
UK surgical sealant film company & Medilink member Tissuemed Ltd. has announced the publication of a new clinical paper in World Neurosurgery relating to its self-adhesive dural sealant film products.
23 Mar 2012
Surgical Innovations (SI), designer and manufacturer of creative solutions for minimally invasive (‘keyhole’) surgery, is delighted with its recent success at US conference SAGES (Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons) and as the only British company in attendance, say they have truly made an impact on the US market. Held in San Diego, California from 7-10th March, SAGES offered the perfect platform for SI to engage with international surgeons about the benefits of Resposable™ instruments – a combination of reusable and disposable components – and gain valuable feedback on their new technologies.
20 Mar 2012
NICE, the healthcare guidance body has published final guidance supporting the PleurX catheter system. The report confirms that the catheter drainage system could help improve patients’ quality of life and save the NHS almost £900k a year.
American company Certara has acquired UK-based modelling and simulation software company Simcyp for £20 million in a bid to offer pharmaceutical customers a single platform for drug discovery through preclinical and clinical development and clinical trials.
17 Mar 2012
The inaugural meeting of a professional group founded to address the purchasing and supply challenges that face medical companies took place in Sheffield last week.
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