Covidien ranked number 1 for innovation

Healthcare corporation Covidien has been ranked the top innovator in the U.S. medical devices and services industry by the Patent Board, the official patent...

Surrey hospital chooses Symbia T6

St Helier Hospital, part of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, has installed a SPECT•CT scanner that promises "a greater depth of...

Medtech SMEs to benefit from Innovation Fund

The creation of a new investment fund to boost technology businesses with high growth potential has been welcomed by the medtech industry. The UK...

From pharma to life science

An online service to HR professionals and recruiters in the global life sciences, pharma/biotech, medical devices, clinical research, regulatory and healthcare markets has been...

Kimal appoints new Managing Director

Healthcare company Kimal plc has appointed Mark Pettitt as Managing Director. Kimal, which supplies products for diagnosis and treatment within cardiology, radiology, oncology and...

Burnham inherits NHS bridges

Andy Burnham, a former Health Minister, has replaced Alan Johnson as Secretary of State for Health. In a swift round of Parliamentary musical chairs,...

Safe at home and on the Street

A telecare system provided by charity Age Concern has been endorsed by TV actress Betty Driver MBE - Betty in Coronation Street. Aid Call,...

Managers share in Ceuta’s success

Twelve senior managers have become shareholders in the Ceuta Group, a leading outsourcing company in the health and beauty sectors. The award-winning company has...

Digital X-ray at London’s first polyclinic

London's first polyclinic, the Loxford Polyclinic in Redbridge, has installed a universal digital radiography system from Siemens Healthcare. The Axiom Multix M system will...

PlasmaBlade offers a clean cut

A new tissue dissection system using plasma radiofrequency pulses has been used by Italian surgeons for successful operations on cancer patients. Ear, nose and...

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