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The report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review has been published and identifies a number of key recommendations around medicines and ‘medical devices’ for all to consider. NAMDET is reviewing this document to see how best we can help support the findings and any of its recommendations. The report is available to… [read more]

The MHRA has issued up to date warnings  around using thermal cameras and other such temperature screening devices in the use of Covid-19 screening. Don’t rely on temperature screening products for detection of coronavirus (COVID-19), says MHRA. There is little scientific evidence to support temperature screening as a reliable method for detection of COVID-19 or… [read more]

NAMDET are pleased to offer opportunities to industry to share stories, research, new product development, product launches and articles of interest in the MDET journal. The media rate card offers a unique opportunity to reach out to over 1,100 members across the UK, Ireland , Europe (and USA) too. Download a copy of the media… [read more]

NAMDET has put together a short survey & questionnaire to gauge the issues people may be having with failing 9 volt alkaline batteries used in T34 syringe drivers. Link to the survey. This ‘3 minute’ survey will help us gather information, gauge the situation and help feedback to the battery suppliers, MHRA, NHSI and help… [read more]

Here’s a copy of the June 2020 NAMDET NEWS. From time to time we may need to update you on new issues, articles of interest and use a simple e-newsletter format to share. Please feel free to share this edition that includes an update on conference 2020, reports from regions, advance notification about the MDSO… [read more]

NAMDET colleagues have asked about calibration, accuracy and performance issues around temperature measuring devices, use of pulse oximeter devices, blood pressure machines and their cuffs and additional risks in care areas (such as mental health and learning disabilities) so we’ve added these as new ‘forum’ subjects in the COVID QUERIES forum section. Please feel free… [read more]

NAMDET are pleased to announce that all back copies and the latest e-version of our Medical Device Education & Training journal (MDET) are now freely available for review and download via the NAMDET website. Follow the front screen button from the main webpage and see each volume and edition. If you have any stories to… [read more]

NAMDET’s colleagues at NHS England and NHS Improvement Patient Safety Team have shared their latest Patient Safety Update for May 2020. This second Covid-19 Patient Safety Update has been sent from the National Director of Patient Safety, Aidan Fowler to Region Medical and Nurse Directors to circulate to providers and commissioners. These bulletins will be… [read more]

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain healthcare systems worldwide, the increasing demand for remote training is evident. Laerdal are offering free access to remote training with their SimCapture platform, including two COVID-19 scenarios for at least 90 days. With SimCapture App you can train wherever and whenever it’s most convenient. This enables you to… [read more]

Colleagues at Aquilant Services have shared training links, materials and videos to help those using line securement devices, carrying out dressing changes when using securacath devices.   General links HC21 SecurAcath website link SecurAcath YouTube Channel SecurAcath clinical papers and further reading   Literature SecurAcath PICC/Midline Brochure SecurAcath CICVC Brochure SecurAcath Drain Brochure SecurAcath Placement… [read more]

Jul 10, 2020
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First do no Harm… The Cumberlege Report

The report of the Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Review has been published and... [read more]

Jul 06, 2020
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MHRA issue advice on thermal temperature measuring devices for covid-19

The MHRA has issued up to date warnings  around using thermal cameras and other such... [read more]

Jul 04, 2020
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MDET opportunities

NAMDET are pleased to offer opportunities to industry to share stories, research, new product development,... [read more]

Jul 02, 2020
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9 volt battery used in T34 syringe drivers: survey

NAMDET has put together a short survey & questionnaire to gauge the issues people may... [read more]

Jun 30, 2020
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NAMDET Newsletter June 2020

Here's a copy of the June 2020 NAMDET NEWS. From time to time we may... [read more]

Jun 25, 2020
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New subjects in ‘Covid Queries’ forum section

NAMDET colleagues have asked about calibration, accuracy and performance issues around temperature measuring devices, use... [read more]