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Raine To Lead UK MHRA Ahead Of Permanent Head Announcement

June Raine has agreed to lead the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency temporarily after the agency’s incumbent chief executive steps down in September.

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UK Seeks Cargo Planes To Fly In Post-Brexit Medical Device And Drug Supplies

As preparations for a no-deal Brexit intensify, the UK government has published a tender asking for freight operators to transport medical devices, medicine and other essential products to the UK, whether by air, land or sea, to “preserve human welfare.”

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Recruitment Focus Part 2: How Brexit Is Threatening UK Companies’ Ability To Attract Sufficient Regulatory Talent

Medtech stakeholders are frantically stepping up recruitment efforts in order to have the human resources to implement the new EU Medical Device and IVD Regulations on time. But the UK has serious obstacles in its way of its own making. This is Part 2 of a three-part focus on the impact of the new regulations on recruitment in the EU.

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EU Regulatory Roundup, July 2019: Critical Delays With Most Crucial EU Regulatory Structures

News on EU standards was not what it first seemed this month, and the sector is becoming increasingly worried about delays. Medtech Insight explains the messy situation around standards and provides an overview of recent EU regulatory developments, including touching on fresh items of news.

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Will Recent Notified Body Losses Persuade Commission That Action Is Now Needed?

Industry and the European Commission have been at loggerheads over whether the new EU Medical Device Regulation will be ready on time and whether a further extension is needed. Could recent notified body developments fuel the case for an extension?

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How The MHRA Is Ready For No-Deal Brexit Impact But Can’t Influence Other Authorities

In terms of a no-deal Brexit, the UK MHRA had drawn up its plans for medtech several months ago and is sticking by them. But even though manufacturers seemingly have more time to prepare for the delayed Brexit deadline, they should not underestimate the volume of work ahead.

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How Many Medtech Firms Are In Trouble Over Brexit? Commission Document Raises Questions

A recent document from the European Commission concerning Brexit contingency measures is a new source of concern for medtech industry players. Is it a serious matter or a storm in a teacup?

Europe United Kingdom

Device Week, 2 July 2019: What Are The Prospects For Medtech Innovation In A Post-Brexit UK?

It may often seem like Brexit is the only story in town in the UK, but within health care and medtech a lot of system transformation and future planning for access to medtech innovation is underway, as this installment of Medtech Insight's Device Week podcast with Ashley Yeo and Amanda Maxwell underlines.

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Which UK Notified Bodies Intend To Issue UK Certificates For UK Market?

Two UK notified bodies have made it clear that they want to remain active in the medtech space post-Brexit and issue UK certificates for the UK market. Medtech Insight asked them both about their plans.

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