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UKHSA weekly update (WC 20 Mar)

Please note this is an extract of the original bulletin.   UK SMI S 12: sepsis and other systemic and disseminated infections Page summary: This consultation asks for feedback on UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations S 12: sepsis, and other systemic and disseminated infections. Change made: Added Review of users’ comments for S 12 Sepsis and systemic or disseminated infections.
March 31, 2023
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Government publishes review of the Coronavirus Test Device Approvals (CTDA) process

On 29 December, the UK Health Security Agency published their statutory review of the CTDA process. The CTDA process was introduced to ensure that antigen and molecular Covid-19 tests were assessed for performance before being put into the UK market, intending to increase the quality of UK tests. The overarching theme of the review is summarised: “It is clear that…
Natalie Creaney
January 13, 2023
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Coronavirus Test Device Approvals (CTDA): call for evidence

UKHSA has launched a consultation to support their understanding of the CTDA process on the wider internal market, individual business and trade flow of antigen and molecular COVID-19 detection tests. It is due to close at 11:59pm on 18 October 2022. This call for evidence aims to obtain specific evidence in relation to businesses operating in the COVID-19 diagnostics market.…
Natalie Creaney
September 9, 2022
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UKHSA Priorities for 2022 and 2023

An open letter from Maggie Throup MP to UKHSA chief executive Jenny Harries has revealed the Government’s key priorities for the organisation between April 2022 – March 2023. UKHSA was central to the UK’s response to the pandemic, however, their influence and scope is evidently far more wide-reaching, as this document shows. There are several items contained within the letter…
Natalie Creaney
August 19, 2022
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UKHSA Chief Executive Dr Jenny Harries honoured with Damehood

Dr Jenny Harries, Chief Executive of UKHSA, has been made a Dame in the Queen’s New Year honours list for her outstanding contribution to public health. Some of her colleagues have also been honoured by Her Majesty, including Jonathan Turner, Head of Scientific and Technical Services, who has been awarded an MBE and Professor Kevin Fenton, London Regional Director of…
Ben Kemp
January 7, 2022