Industry News


Keep up to date with the latest news and information from Medilink West Midlands and our members across the Medical Technology and Life Science sectors, together with topical regional, national and international news.

Filter by date:

Accessing the NHS Guide for SMEs – Moving Forward

Featured News
24th June 2019

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

NHS Digital invitation to tender launched for GP IT Futures programme

Featured News
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.

Exemplar report ‘Accelerating Artificial Intelligence in health and care: results from a state of the nation survey’ published

4th October 2018

New ‘state of the nation’ report about use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare finds we are only just beginning to unlock the potential of AI.

Sustainable Health and Care Forum and Awards

3rd October 2018

Booking is now open for the only sector wide conference and exhibition for sustainability in health – bringing together thought leaders, private and public sector experts driving the innovation and technology to enable a sustainable NHS and health sector.

Involving patients and the public in medical device development

8th August 2018

There’s an often overlooked aspect of getting a medical device into the healthcare system (e.g. the NHS in the UK). Recognition of the importance of involving patients and public in healthcare has implications for the development of medical devices and combination products.

New NHS app to revolutionise access to health services

2nd August 2018

The free NHS app, which will be made available to everyone in England in December 2018, will grant patients safe and secure access to their GP records and enable them to made appointments with their GP, order repeat prescriptions, manage long-term conditions, and access 111 online for urgent queries.

  • 1
  • 2

Sign Up to receive our newsletter

© Medilink WM. All rights reserved.

Created by Gritt and Co