UK Govt Reports On EU Device Regulatory Shortcomings

In what is a thorough, comprehensive and well-informed series of documents the UK’s parliamentary select committee on science and technology has captured all of the identifiable areas where medical device regulations must, in its view, be improved. It’s an inciteful read, even if none of it is very original, especially in view of the already announced changes to the medical device regulations that will come into force in 2014.

The reports can be found on this page.

We’ll be offering our own assessment of the UK parliamentary committee’s single-handed panacaea tomorrow in our View From The Med, medlatest’s “highlights package” from the week just passed.