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  • 17 April 2014
    Leading doctors and nurses have today invited industry to propose innovative solutions to three pressing clinical challenges that the NHS is facing in North West London. All types of industry are being invited to respond to the challenges by submitting proposals...
  • 17 April 2014
    More than 1,000 GP surgeries will start offering appointments in the evening and at weekends, David Cameron announced. There are also schemes for consultations by Skype, and personalised care plans for the elderly. The Prime Minister unveiled  a £50m...
  • 17 April 2014
    The Cardiovascular Innovation Institute's executive and scientific director, Stuart K. Williams, PhD, has set his sights on a fully functional, implantable 3-D bio-printed human heart, which could provide a potential cure for heart disease. It is...
  • 17 April 2014
    Manufacturers seeking to export medical products to China must obtain the approval of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).   The regulatory system relies on provisions issued by the Chinese State Council on CFDA orders and normative CFDA documents...
  • 17 April 2014
    The Energy Catalyst has been established by the Technology Strategy Board, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Funding up to £25m is available for the first round, opening in May 2014...
  • 17 April 2014
    The Kings Fund has published their comprehensive analysis of the trends that will influence the way health and social care is delivered in the future.  Their aim is to ensure that their Time To Think differently programme is rooted in a clear understanding of...
  • 17 April 2014
    RAatE (Recent Advances in Assistive Technology and Engineering) is the only UK conference focused on the latest innovations in Assistive Technology (AT), looking to provide news and updates on new technological developments, service innovations, results of formal...
  • 17 April 2014
    The pathology equivalent of moving from vinyl LPs to iPods is happening for the first time in the country at Coventry’s University Hospital. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW), which runs the hospital, in conjunction with...
  • 17 April 2014
    In a development that sounds as if it was lifted from the storyline of a vampire melodrama, a British research consortium has announced that it is well on its way to producing human blood on a scale that makes transfusions into real people feasible. The consortium...
  • 17 April 2014
    CCG leaders have asked patients for their views on charging them for the supply of vital equipment such as walking sticks, knee braces and wrist splints in order to improve ‘value for money’, Pulse has learnt.          ...
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