The Week In... Medical Devices (25-29/05)
  • Posted on: 29/05/2020
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Medical Devices (25-29/05)

A respiratory guard system is developed to reduce ventilation complications, North Yorks medical supplies firm secures funding, drone trials could slash urgent equipment delivery times, and the NHS COVID-19 app paves the way for ‘immunity passports’.

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Respiratory guard system developed to reduce ventilation complications

An Israeli medical device company, Hospitech Respiration, has developed a respiratory guard system to reduce ventilation complications in intubated patients and minimise the exposure of clinical teams to contamination.

Drone trials could slash delivery time of urgent medical supplies

Over five hours could be cut from the delivery of urgent medical equipment if a two-week drone trial is successful.

Medical Supplies firm secures Barclays funding

A North Yorkshire medical supplies business has secured funding from Barclays to support it through the Covid-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus: NHS app paves the way for 'immunity passports'

Facial recognition has been added as a way of logging in to an NHS app that lets people order prescriptions, book appointments and find healthcare data.

Funding of £200k to trial digital tools for type 2 diabetes made available

The NHS in North West London has been awarded £200,000 by Health Data Research UK (HDR-UK) and the Health Foundation to develop and trial digital tools to help prevent complications for people living with type 2 diabetes.

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