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Post-Brexit Medical Devices Regulation UK

World leading? The future arrangements for medical device regulation Chris Whitehouse, a prominent political consultant and expert on medical technology policy and regulation at Whitehouse Communications and chair of the Urology Trade Association, provides his thoughts on the government’s response to the consultation from the MHRA about medical device regulation in the UK. In the small hours of … Continued

The Future Of Medical Device Regulations

MedTech Innovation News In the first of a series of articles for MedTech Innovation News, Chris Whitehouse, an expert on medical technology policy at Whitehouse Communications and chair of the Urology Trade Association, keeps readers abreast of the major changes to MedTech investment, innovation and medical devices regulation that are on their way. New Medical … Continued

Hunt calls for ‘technology revolution’

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt gave a speech to the Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester calling on the NHS to embrace a ‘technology revolution’ and provide more personally tailored care. The Health Secretary cited the retail, banking and travel industries, which have cut costs and improved customer care. He said patients with long-term conditions … Continued

UK MedTech Key Developments in 2022 with Chris Whitehouse

A veteran political lobbyist and public affairs professional, Chris Whitehouse is also an expert on the regulation of medical devices, medicines, herbal remedies, and specialist food products, including slimming foods, sports nutrition, and food supplements. Chris has a monthly column in the leading specialist publication MedTech Innovation News. Chris’s recent articles can be found at … Continued

Patient choices, outcomes, autonomy: vital for new policy

Chris Whitehouse, an expert on medical technology policy at Whitehouse Communications and chair of the Urology Trade Association, updates readers on changes to medical technology investment, innovation and regulation. The Urology Trade Association (UTA) and The Urology Foundation (TUF) recently hosted a joint Parliamentary reception, based around the theme of working together to support innovation in the medtech sector. Below … Continued

Starting the race to deliver MedTech innovation

In the latest of a series of articles, Chris Whitehouse, an expert on medical technology policy at Whitehouse Communications and chair of the Urology Trade Association, updates readers on changes to medical technology investment, innovation and regulation.   Promoting innovation within the NHS has been a longstanding objective for healthcare professionals and policy makers, but it now … Continued

Health and Social Care

Problems loom large for British health and social care. Like many other European countries, a number of these problems are domestic: the UK has an ageing population with the demands on the NHS and social care growing at a near-exponential rate, and raising questions as to how public services can be funded in future. But … Continued

Health and Social care

Whitehouse helps clients understand and engage with landmark changes in health and social care provision.

Businesses have lots to gain from prioritising employees’ wellbeing

I left the NHS just over 20 years ago with the vision of changing the heath of the nation or nations.  Having trained as an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, by the time I was considering leaving I had recognized that most of the issues we were seeing in our clinics were being compounded by patients’ lifestyles. … Continued