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Our colleagues at the MHRA  Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has today published guidance on human factors and usability engineering for medical devices, including drug-device combination products.  It applies to the design of future products and changes in user interfaces of existing products, rather than those already approved for the UK and EU… [read more]

NAMDET has been asked to help the National Patient Safety Response Advisory Panel (part of NHSI patient safety) to gauge our members position and understanding on the training for the safe use of portable oxygen cylinders. This will help inform the panel on current understanding and help them make recommendations for patient safety. Please can we ask all NAMDET members who are involved in… [read more]

NAMDET’s annual conference (November 2nd) is drawing near and we are being asked for final numbers for both the event and the evening meal. Please feel free to share/forward the attached A5 flyer/poster and get your colleagues and industry partners to book now to avoid disappointment. Our 3 course evening meal at the venue (Nov… [read more]

The Daily Telegraph -Laura Donnelly 11 September 2017 • 10:00 PM Shoppers could have their blood pressure checked at supermarket tills under radical NHS plans aimed at preventing almost 25,000 heart attacks and strokes. Firefighters, teachers and office workers will also be trained to carry out tests, in a bid to identify thousands of people… [read more]

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust take the safety and availability of medical devices seriously. As a result they have created this new post to deliver medical device training across all sites, teaching device management skills to a wide range of multidisciplinary staff groups and attending clinical areas for support when necessary. You will… [read more]

Please see our partners across the Atlantic’s magazine. The Life Sciences, Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN) Focus on Training magazine is LTEN’s quarterly publication magazine and free to their members. A long-standing resource for trainers in the life sciences, it offers case studies and expert commentary on trends, news, and analysis related to healthcare training… [read more]

Dear NAMDET Members, One of our colleagues (Samantha Gilmore) is looking to see how others use and record training records, link them into ESR and have an effective ,safe management system in place. Do you have such a system.? A previous ‘forum’ post on recording competencies can be used to post your thoughts ….

An opportunity has arisen for a registered healthcare professional to join the national Patient Safety team on a FTC/secondment basis until 01 September 2018. This is a full time post that will have key roles and responsibilities related to the statutory national patient safety functions to deliver advice and guidance to the NHS on reducing… [read more]

Helen Puttick, Scottish Health Correspondent August 28 2017, 12:01am, The Times Patients are increasingly being treated on drips at home in a drive to keep them out of hospital and free up beds. Families are being trained to administer antibiotics intravenously in their own living rooms so that patients do not spend days or even… [read more]

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]

Sep 19, 2017
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MHRA issue Human Factors guidance for medical devices

Our colleagues at the MHRA  Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has today published... [read more]

Sep 19, 2017
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Portable oxygen cylinder training survey

NAMDET has been asked to help the National Patient Safety Response Advisory Panel (part of NHSI... [read more]

Sep 16, 2017
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NAMDET Conference UPDATE

NAMDET's annual conference (November 2nd) is drawing near and we are being asked for final... [read more]

Sep 15, 2017
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NHS plan could see blood pressure checks on supermarket tills

The Daily Telegraph -Laura Donnelly 11 September 2017 • 10:00 PM Shoppers could have their... [read more]

Sep 12, 2017
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Band 7 Medical Devices Facilitator

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust take the safety and availability of medical devices... [read more]

Sep 08, 2017
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Life Sciences, Trainers & Educators Network (LTEN) Magazine

Please see our partners across the Atlantic's magazine. The Life Sciences, Trainers & Educators Network... [read more]