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Launch of new personal handheld device to help limit the spread of Covid-19

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29th April 2020

Medilink West Midlands is working with Sylatech, a UK based engineering company, on behalf of the West Midlands Combined Authority. Sylatech has launched a personal handheld device called the KeepSafe, designed to enable users to avoid touching handles, buttons, or grabbing items unnecessarily. 

Online platform created to source and exchange PPE Information

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22nd April 2020

West Midlands based computer software company Shoothill have created PPExchange.co.uk  to streamline the supply of Personal Protection Equipment throughout the UK by providing a free and easy to use exchange website.

Remote Working Solution Rapidly Deployed on Any Device, Anywhere, Anytime

Featured News
24th March 2020

Following government guidance and instructions, the nation is remote working wherever possible, to reduce the spread of Covid-19, therefore having the right technology is critical to a business, whether public or private sector.

West Midlands companies answer the UK government’s call to supply ventilator’s to the NHS

Featured News
24th March 2020

On 16th March the UK Government made an urgent call to businesses to help supply ventilators and ventilator components across the UK as part of it’s response to COVID-19 and the shortage of supplies within the NHS. Whilst others have been talking, West Midlands based companies have been busy in the background to answer the UK […]

Accessing the NHS Guide for SMEs – Moving Forward

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24th June 2019

Free access to NHS guide for SME’s – Moving Forward

NHS Digital invitation to tender launched for GP IT Futures programme

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29th May 2019

NHS Digital has issued an invitation to tender for existing and new suppliers to deliver a new IT systems framework for primary care.

NHSX – Improving health and social care through use of technology

22nd May 2019

NHSX will bring together teams from the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement to take forward digital transformation in the NHS.

Testing new medical technologies in the NHS: apply for funding

13th December 2018

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million to support real-world testing of new medical devices, diagnostics and technologies in the NHS. The deadline for applications is at midday on 30 January 2019

Health and Social Care Secretary bans fax machines in NHS

10th December 2018

Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines and has ordered a complete phase-out by April 2020.

The role IoT will play in healthcare in the winter months

26th November 2018

Read more about the role IoT sensors are set to play in delivering highly effective, intelligence led 24×7 care during the winter months.

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