Published on Oct 27, 2014 Dr David Cousins, Senior Head, Safe Medication Practice and Medical Devices, Patient Safety Domain, NHS England presents this informative video of his 25 Year Quest to improve upon the safety and procedures of Medication Practice and Medical Devices. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQQdVLMMjm0
NAMDET has expanded to Facebook.
To access just go to Facebook and type in NAMDET, there are many photographs uploaded already.
This is an open group
Paola Masci from the CHIMED team has posted his talk on front panel interface and design issues for infusion pumps on YouTube and all those involved in medical device training, design and how improvements can help reduce errors may want to take a look.
Many of the sections and pages of the website have been transferred over to ‘Members Only’. If you get an error message you need to register and log in with your new password.. Previous members of NAMDET are asked to re-register with their new details.
The deadline for feedback on the NAMDET 5 year strategy plan has been extended to 5th January 2015. This will give all members an extra 2 weeks over the Christmas holidays to read through the document 021114-NAMDET strategic plan 2014 _3 and comment on plans for the next 5 years.
Jayne Blakey has been elected as the new Chair for NAMDET Yorksire for the next 2 years and we wish her all the very best. Beverley Curtis has been elected as the new secretary and we wish them both success going forward. MESSAGE FROM THE NEW CHAIR; Dear all Just a quick hello from …
The NAMDET 2014 conference photos now available to view. Many thanks to Tim Hunt from Yorkshire for being our resident cameraman and collating all the images.
NAMDET Wales established a country wide group in 2014 and a position of Chairperson has become available. The 2 year role will require a NAMDET member who is; 1. Keen, enthusiastic and committed to medical device training 2. Can demonstrate effective leadership and management of meetings 3. Able to attend NAMDET strategy meetings (up to …
Bill Brash, Area Technical Manager, Medical Physics Department NHS Ayrshire & Arran has very kindly offered to start a new NAMDET regional group for Scotland. Bill’s background is in medical devices and hopes to arrange the first ever NAMDET Scotland meeting in early 2015.
This months on-line Webinar hosted by NHS England is now available via the Patient Safety First website. This months short presentations focused on Infusion Devices; How some cleaning wipes have damaged medical devices, plus a round up of incidents and alerts for Dec 2014. All Medical Device Safety Officers are able to join in this webinar, …
The long awaited presentation from Marvin Mapunde: Medical Devices Training Co-ordinator, Leeds Teaching Hospitals (Better Training Compliance: A Systematic Approach to Recording and Monitoring Medical Devices Training) at this year’s conference has been received and posted on the Conference 2014 page. To find the slideshow simply access the link. As soon as Harold Thimbleby’s presentation is received that …