Any repeal of new EU laws on medical devices risks patient safety, warn Labour MEPs

Labour MEPs have warned the government that any repeal of new EU laws on medical devices could harm patient safety and risk a repeat of the hip replacement and PIP breast implant scandals.

The new law, which the European Parliament …

continue reading —

Local MEP leads work to make medical devices safer after metal-on-metal hip and PIP scandals

04C12B1AE3961FCA805880CCD0AA local MEP has won a key vote in the European Parliament to ensure that medical devices such as breast implants or hip replacements are safer.

Dame Glenis Willmott, Labour MEP for the East Midlands, led work on the EU’s …

continue reading —

Medical Devices Rapporteur Welcomes Council Decision

04C12B1AE3961FCA805880CCD0AThe European Parliament’s Rapporteur on the proposed Medical Devices Regulation has welcomed the decision by European Health Ministers today to adopt a partial general approach on the legislation.

At a meeting of the Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs …

continue reading —