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With the UK general election on the horizon, what are the implications for medtech and life sciences? Read more

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Medilink UK is hosting a series of free regional events to help medtech and life science businesses prepare for Brexit. Read more

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The UK is due to leave the EU on 31 October. This will bring important changes to doing business. Here are six things life science companies can do now to get ready. Read more

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The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has advised medtech firms to designate a ‘responsible person’ ahead of Brexit, updating guidance it provided in February. Read more

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The MHRA has reiterated guidance on how medical devices will be regulated in the event of a no deal Brexit. Read more

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In his latest editor's letter, Dave Gray asks whether medtech could be the saviour of the UK economy in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Read more

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The UK will need to establish its own systems in parallel with that of the European Union for life sciences in the event of a No Deal Brexit, according to a report from the House of Commons Exiting the EU Committee. Read more

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Regulation of medical devices, clinical trials and medicines in the UK can’t avoid the six-letter word that is Brexit. Read more

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Failing to maintain regulatory alignment with the European Union could mean that the UK could be part of fewer, if not excluded, from clinical trials, according to Professor Tamara Hervey from the University of Sheffield. Read more

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Web content editor Ian Bolland visited the University of Manchester’s Healthcare Disparities: Disruptive Healthcare Technologies and the Patient Event. Here, he highlights two key points brought about from two days of lectures. Read more

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MedPharmPlast Europe welcomed more than 50 industry experts during a two-day event in Frankfurt. Read more

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Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, Healthcare UK champion, co-founder of the NHS Innovation Accelerator and leading physician, entrepreneur and technologist shares his views on how AI, robotics and digital health are set to transform the UK economy. Read more

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Demand for UK life sciences professionals increased by 11% in 2018, despite uncertainty for the sector due to Brexit. Read more

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A major campaign has been launched in Brussels to help attract UK-based pharma and life science business to the Belgian capital following Brexit. Read more

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A ‘no deal’ Brexit would be very negative for the UK’s science industry, according to a new survey by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read more

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Industry trade association MedTech Europe has written to EU commissioners highlighting the dangers of Brexit on the medical technology sector. Read more

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Larger corporates need to respond to some of the big technological and demographic trends affecting the medtech industry, according to the executive director of mid-market corporate finance advisor DC Advisory. Read more

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The COCIR has written an open letter to the European Commission and National Competent Authorities for Medical Devices over concerns surrounding a potential no-deal Brexit. Read more

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Damon Culbert from the Immigration Advice Service scrutinises the government's plans for Brexit, and its potential effect on the life sciences sector. Read more

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Brexit, the upcoming medical device regulation (MDR) and IVDR were among the topics discussed at the MedPharmPlast Europe (MPPE) conference in Brussels. Read more

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