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The government has rejected calls to ban vaginal mesh implants after MPs debated its use to treat women affected by pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence following childbirth. more

19 Oct 2017 11:45 News

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In January 2012, photography giant Kodak – once the unrivalled leader in that sector – filed for bankruptcy. more

10 Oct 2017 16:37 Features

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, a new project that uses connected technologies has been developed by the NHS to help mental health patients receive the best possible care. more

9 Oct 2017 16:10 News

A major NHS England funded study is expected to almost halve the number of invasive procedures by 2020 by improving the accuracy of home-testing kits that detect bowel cancer from invisible amounts of blood. more

2 Oct 2017 09:02 News

A delegation from Manchester is heading to the US to showcase the city’s strength in the life sciences sector. more

18 Sep 2017 11:45 News

The NHS is spending millions of pounds on out-dated, limited and inefficient pagers every year, according to a new report by digital solutions company, CommonTime. more

6 Sep 2017 10:20 News

Up to 300 patients in England will test a new insulin pen accessory called InsulCheck Connect to help diabetes management. more

30 Aug 2017 11:04 News

When we launched Digital Health Age – a sister publication to Medical Plastics News – just over two years ago, we knew from our work in the medical device sector, that the market held promise. We didn’t realise just how much. Lu Rahman explains. more

25 Aug 2017 09:10 News

A report published by Philips has revealed that the use of connected technologies is on the rise in the UK. more

17 Aug 2017 11:00 News

Three pioneering projects will share £200K in the new early stage financial awards scheme. more

31 Jul 2017 13:49 News

A report has been released by the NHS on the use of vaginal mesh implants in women following controversy surrounding the devices. more

26 Jul 2017 13:42 News

A training scheme for clinicians whose innovative ideas could lead to big patient benefits has now also been opened up to healthcare scientists and dentists. more

12 Jul 2017 09:16 News

Healthcare innovators are being invited to submit their ideas for an annual competition recognising innovation and excellence in healthcare. more

30 Jun 2017 10:28 News

A company aimed at improving diabetes care has revealed during Diabetes Week that it has managed to save the NHS more than £25 million more

14 Jun 2017 14:50 News

In this article, published in our sister title Medical Plastic News' latest issue, group editor Lu Rahman looks at the potential that digital health holds. more

13 Jun 2017 09:00 Features

Paul Jakeway, Marketing Director at skin care expert Deb, discusses how investing in digital solutions can drastically improve patient outcomes and increase efficiency. more

12 Jun 2017 12:20 Features

A wearable medical device that monitors kidney function and could reduce transplant patients’ time in hospital has scooped April’s Merseyside Innovation Award (MIA). more

18 May 2017 09:48 News

The Landing, MediaCity, Salford, is to host special two-day national conference focussing on health technology, digital wellbeing and innovations in care 24-25 May more

16 May 2017 15:48 News

Nottingham’s hospitals have been awarded £23.6m government funding to create medical breakthroughs. The Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) in Nottingham will lead and support that investment. more

10 May 2017 09:50 News

Britain’s medtech industry has called for government policies that work domestically to promote strong and vibrant export performance more

9 May 2017 11:17 News