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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.

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Midlands manufacturers complain they are being locked out of NHS PPE contracts

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13th November 2020

A consortium of Midlands businesses has slammed the UK Government for providing what it has labelled ‘inadequate and inappropriate’ Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) sourced from abroad during the Coronavirus crisis and is calling for Ministers to stop overlooking UK manufacturers that have both the capacity and capability to produce vital equipment. The Midlands PPE Collective […]

Midlands Manufacturer Awarded EN 13795 For UK Made PPE

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3rd November 2020

Staff and Turnover growth following Wearwell’s  Investment and achievement in producing certified PPE Gowns   Tamworth based Wearwell (UK) Ltd, a UK manufacturer of workwear and PPE, has become one of the first manufacturers in the country to be awarded EN 13795 certification, alongside the CE mark, for its UK made disposable surgical gown. Approached via Medilink […]

Keele contributes to national Covid-19 response

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8th September 2020

Medilink member Keele University has impressively supported their local community in response to COVID-19.

B2B Opportunity – Distributor required for the development of sales of an EN166 standard protective visor

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31st July 2020

Leading manufacturer and supplier of quality cable and network connectivity solutions in search of a distributor to list and distribute an EN166 standard Visor (Hela-Vis).

B2B Opportunity – distributor for the development of sales of an innovative anti-microbial multifunctional hand-held device

14th July 2020

A Distributor / Promotional Merchandiser is required to list and distribute a multifunctional handle. EasyDoorTM can be considered as a Personal Protective Equipment containing an antimicrobial additive.

B2B Opportunity – Supplier of Medical grade spun-bonded fabric for medical gowns

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16th June 2020

A Midlands medical gown manufacturer requires medical grade coated polypropylene spun-bonded fabric for the manufacture of surgical and isolation gowns to fulfill NHS contracts.

Medilink West Midlands connects industry and the NHS to produce surgical gowns

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11th June 2020

Medilink West Midlands, the industry gateway for the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, has been busy sourcing local manufacturers to produce high-quality surgical gowns for the regions NHS trusts. With work now underway, the region will benefit from up to 25,000 extra surgical gowns being produced a week.

Medilink helps forge new partnerships in response to the Covid crisis

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10th June 2020

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) and the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) have joined forces to help support the region’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Latest bulletin from Office for Life Sciences

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4th May 2020

Medilink shares this bulletin with its members and networks, aimed to keep the life sciences sector up to date on the latest guidance whilst the UK is in the transition period and during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

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  to streamline the supply of Personal Protection Equipment throughout the UK by providing a free and easy to use exchange website.

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