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The health secretary Matt Hancock has written to medical device and clinical consumable companies that there could be a delay in the flow of goods for up to six months in the case of a ‘no deal’ Brexit. more

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Brexit negotiators have a duty to protect millions of patients on both sides of the Channel, a coalition from the UK’s health sector has said. more

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Life Sciences Organisation (LSO) have jointly published guidance encouraging international business and investors to partner with the UK to develop new products in the medtech industry. more

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Reuben Jacob and Dr. Janet Strath, both from legal firm Maucher Jenkins, look at what the recent guidance issued by the UK Government on the Brexit implementation period and the life sciences sector will mean for regulation and compliance. more

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Cook Medical, which employs more than 850 people in Limerick, has called on the British Government and the EU to push for an extension of the UK’s Brexit transition agreement for medical devices until at least 2025. more

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The UK healthtech industry is preparing for the inevitable onset of Brexit, with companies already planning commercial decisions in time for March 2019. more

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With Brexit looming, Paul Brooks, executive director, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) discusses how medical device companies should respond to the EU's new Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR). more

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A new report on Brexit has been published by advocacy group, Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), with questions on policy from the science and engineering sector. more

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New data from the Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) has shown that the majority of imported health technologies used by the NHS come from the EU. more

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Exhibitors attending the Med-Tech Innovation Expo share their views on Brexit, sector expectations, key initiatives and more in this insightful interview into the medtech industry. more

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The Health Tech Alliance has formally submitted a response to the Health Select Committee’s ongoing inquiry into the impact of Brexit on medicines, medical devices and substances of human origin. more

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As part of the launch of the British government’s industrial strategy for safeguarding the UK economy post-Brexit, it has announced a multi-billion pound sector deal designed to boost the nation’s life science sector. more

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Last month saw me issuing a stark warning that the NHS is in danger of embarking on its very own ‘Kodak moment’. more

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The uncertainty caused by Brexit is already having an impact on Life Sciences in Scotland, according to the body representing the sector. more

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MedTech Europe, a trade association for the medical technology industry, wants negotiators to be highly sensitive to the impact of Brexit to patients and the SME-based medical technology industry. more

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Brexit could result in uncertainty over key elements of the medical devices regulatory regime. Counsel Fabien Roy from legal expert Hogan Lovells examines the potential implications of Brexit for medical device companies. more

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Political uncertainty following the UK’s decision a year ago to leave the European Union appears to have had little effect on confidence in the healthcare sector, new research from Catalyst Corporate Finance reveals. more

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While it’s still too early to know the true impact of the 2017 general election, Med-Tech Innovation has been watching the reactions of the medical and manufacturing communities. more

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The UK must harmonise with EU regulation on medical devices and address the country’s research funding short-fall post Brexit or risk losing billions of pounds worth of export opportunities and thousands of jobs, according to a new report. more

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ABHI, the UK medical technology industry association, yesterday launched a series of recommendations aimed at ensuring the sector continues to prosper once Britain leaves the European Union (EU). more

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