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Latvian Presidency's Proposals for Compromise Medical Device Regulation

The Medical Device Regulation has taken a great lurch forward under the Latvian Presidency - no mean political achievement to produce a form of words to continue the process, but alas there some flaws.
The regulation is still hardware-centric and the little language in the draft addressing software has been removed - overall this means that the regulation is better suited to the medical devices of the last century than the innovative new products of the next decades.
The issues around reuse of SUDs has been fudged to allow member states to do anything they like and the tightening of controls seems to do more and the wholesale reclassification of ingested devices into the highest category irrespective of risk is likely to bring the new regulation into disrepute.
See Neil's Blog.
Standards Nightmare
Not only are we still smarting under DG SANCO's rewrite of ISO 14971 to a slavish letter-of-the-law interpretation of the directive, but now it appears the powers of ISO TC 210 will not follow the Annex SL format of all other management system standards for ISO 13485 - when will the regulators stop trying to fiddle standards to suit their needs rather than accept the sound quality philosophy underlying the standards process? While DIS2 of ISO 13485 may have been voted down, alas a compromise draft seems set for 2016 and this may force many device companies to drop ISO 9001. How sad to see quality principles being compromised by the regulators who claim to value them. Come and talk to use about your quality and risk issues
RAPS on-line university and RAC certification are major pillars of our profession
Neil lectures on the TOPRA MSc Courses at Cranfield University in Medical Technologies Regulatory Affairs and the University of Hertfordshire Pharma MSc Medical Technologies module. Andrea is currently studying the e-learning business modules.
MeddiQuest's National and International Strategic Partners
MeddiQuest's EU Authorized Representative Service
Armstrong: Comments will change the future

Key Proposals
  • Notified Body Consistency
  • Centralization and Consistency of AIRs
  • Improved borderline issue management
  • Responsible Person
  • Improved transparency
  • Improved traceability
  • Increased clinical input
  • Import Management
  • Increased Eurocrats
  • Classification and ER Review
  • IVDs to come into line
Business Administration Apprentice

Kayleigh Skeggs is our latest Business Administration Apprentice and will manage the office functions at our Quest Science Peterborough base. Over the next year Kayleigh will be studying with New College Stamford to complete her level 2 apprenticeship. We all wish Kayleigh every success!

Our New Home!

We have finally moved into our new home, Quest Science at Herlington House in Orton Malborne. Chosen for its easy of access to the A1(M),  East Coast Main Rail Line and London Airports, our new building gives us opportunities to develop our services to the Healthcare community. We are really excited about the opportunities to offer our customer a true "one-stop shop" for health technology support and looking forward to building links with our neighbours in the local community.

MeddiQuest Team Building
The MeddiTigers became MuddiTigers to take part in the 2015 Yorkshire Tough Mudder as our annual team building exercise. What could be more fun than being frozen, wet, electrocuted and running a ten mile assult course? Maybe something easier like a triathlon next year! Hey, special credit to Ivan, because even though he left us a few years ago, he still came back ... he will know better next time!
MeddiQuest is a member of the IET Healthcare Technologies Network.
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