The Week In... Medical Devices (13-17/04)
  • Posted on: 17/04/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (13-17/04)

COVID-19: Medtronic teams up with Foxxonn and Vingroup in the fight against coronavirus, Siemens steps up to support VentilatorChallengeUK, an emergency ventilator designed and built in Wales gets approval from the MHRA and a smart temperature monitor has been shipped to Italy.

Interested in Star’s innovative outsourcing and resourcing solutions?

Contact Operations Director, Mark Ward, on 07872 105 540 or email

On the hunt for a new role, or just curious?

Visit our candidate page, submit your CV to, or give our offices a ring!

Medtronic Teams Up With Foxconn And Vietnam’s Vingroup To Make Coronavirus Ventilators

As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, Taiwan’s top manufacturer and a Vietnamese conglomerate have joined the fight against COVID-19 by making ventilators.

Siemens steps us to support VentilatorChallengeUK

Siemens UK and Siemens Healthineers have joined a consortium of businesses from the automotive, aerospace and technology sectors to manufacture ventilators for the NHS.

Two arrested for illegally selling Covid-19 home testing kits

NCA officers make two separate arrests amid concerns coronavirus pandemic is ‘being used as a hook to commit fraud’.

Coronavirus ventilator designed and built in Wales gets approval from UK Government

The emergency ventilator – a CPAP machine – was deigned last month by Dr Rhys Thomas at Glangwili Hospital in Carmarthen and CR Clarke & Co in Betws, near Ammanford.

Smart temperature monitors developed to help Coronavirus response

Real-time data from the temperature sensors enables healthcare workers to efficiently screen individuals with a high temperature. The solution has recently shipped to Italy to help with its Coronavirus (COVID-19) response efforts.

While you’re here…

…and are interested in our content, why not sign up to our newsletter? It’s just below.