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Our colleagues at NHS Improvement have added the final support resource for medical device trainers and those involved in managing the change to NRFit devices for safer neuraxial infusions. This short 5 minute power-point has embedded audio files and can be used to help share the message. It gives the history and background to the development… [read more]

Our colleagues at NHS Improvement (Patient Safety) have today issued a new alert, support resources around the issue with Neuraxial connectors and devices in the NHS. Although issues for NHS organisations in England our colleagues in the devolved nations may need to be made aware and agree their own action based on the advice. Namdet’s… [read more]

We require an enthusiastic and motivated Medical Devices Training Coordinator (Band 6) to join our Clinical Development Team based at York Hospital. As the Training Coordinator you would be responsible for the development, coordination, implementation and delivery of training in the use of medical equipment and devices to users throughout the York Teaching Hospitals NHS… [read more]

Our Partners in the US, The Life Sciences and Special trainers Network (LTEN) has published its first special training-topic themed issue of LTEN Focus On Training magazine, with a collection of articles focused on field training. With advice from companies like Bayer, UCB, Spectranetics, ResMed and Astellas, the digital-only issue is designed to give remote… [read more]

NHS Improvement (NHSI) have just published a new animated video to support the ‘Nasogastric tube misplacement: continuing risk of death and severe harm’ Patient Safety Alert issued last year. The two minute video is designed to raise awareness amongst staff it must only ever be someone with the right training that confirms the correct placement… [read more]

Is your Trust accepting the new Pre Acquisition Questionnaire (PAQ) or the standard Pre Purchase Questionnaire (PPQ). Many manufacturers are set up for the PAQ, but are being told this not accepted by many Trusts. Could people respond in the forums as to which your Trust uses and which is preferred. Is there too much… [read more]

Cardiff are looking for a keen enthusiastic person (part time 25 hours per week) from the nursing environment to assist the full time Medical Equipment Trainer in delivering a teaching/ training programme for infusion devices to the clinical staff within the UHB. Other areas of the job will involve auditing, record keeping, supporting nurses in… [read more]

Sheffield teaching Hospitals are looking for a Band 7, Medical Device Training Coordinator. the job is advertised on NHS Jobs.  with a closing date of 28th July. Interview date is 22nd August 2017. The successful applicant must be enthusiastic and able to demonstrate a high level of knowledge and experience in regards to medical device training and… [read more]

Our Medical Device Safety Officer (MDSO) colleagues are pulling together resources for Blood Pressure measurement and NAMDET has been asked if we can help pull together any learning materials around the clinical aspects, device testing, any training materials and in particular any competency assessment documents. If anyone is willing to share please can you email… [read more]

Please follow the link to the presentation, by Pat Taw of Southend Hospital, highlighting the successes that she has achieved in her Trust in Medical Devices Training and how she has achieved it.

Aug 20, 2017
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Conference 2017, 2nd November bookings are now open

NAMDET are pleased to announce their 6th annual conference at the Birmingham Holiday Inn, on Thursday... [read more]

Aug 19, 2017
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Safe transition to NRFit : powerpoint with audio

Our colleagues at NHS Improvement have added the final support resource for medical device trainers... [read more]

Aug 12, 2017
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Safe Nueraxial connectors in the NHS (NRFit)

Our colleagues at NHS Improvement (Patient Safety) have today issued a new alert, support resources... [read more]

Aug 11, 2017
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Midlands Regional Meeting – 06 Oct 17

There are only a few places left for the NAMDET West Midlands regional group meeting... [read more]

Aug 08, 2017
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Medical Devices Training Coordinator Job Opportunity: York

We require an enthusiastic and motivated Medical Devices Training Coordinator (Band 6) to join our... [read more]

Aug 08, 2017
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LTEN Focus On Training magazine

Our Partners in the US, The Life Sciences and Special trainers Network (LTEN) has published... [read more]