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Intertek designated as a UK Approved Body

Recently MHRA announced the designation of TUV Rheinland UK Ltd and TUV SUD BABT Unlimited under the UK Medical Devices Regulations 2002 (SI 2002 No 618, as amended) (UK MDR 2002). On 24 August, their webpage was updated again to add the designation of Intertek Medical Notified Body UK Ltd for medical devices. Approved bodies are organisations which the MHRA…
Ashleigh
August 25, 2023
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DHSC weekly update (WC 17 June)

Please note this is an extract of the original bulletin. New lung cancer screening roll out to detect cancer sooner Page summary: National targeted lung cancer screening programme designed to catch cancer sooner announced Change made: First published. Health Secretary's Oral Statement on lung cancer screening Page summary: Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay delivered an Oral Statement on…
Ashleigh
July 28, 2023
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European Commission published update on EU reference labs

The European Commission has provided an update on the designation of EU reference labs. Reference labs are intended for high-risk medical devices and should be a part of the conformity assessment process. There are currently no reference labs designated for the IVDR. In July 2022, the European Commission opened applications to become a reference lab, specifically under 8 categories: Hepatitis…
Ashleigh
July 7, 2023
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CEN adopts ISO 17043 as European standard

CEN have formally adopted ISO 17043: Conformity assessment — General requirements for proficiency testing as a European standard. This may impact EQA providers providing proficiency testing services such as end user POCT schemes for staff proficiency.
Ashleigh
May 26, 2023