Data available for BMJ Open article on medical device recalls

Great news! The full data set for the recently published article, ‘Medical-device recalls in the UK and the device-regulation process: retrospective review of safety notices and alerts’ has been deposited by the authors with DryadUK. The data files can be accessed online here: dx.doi.org./10.5061/dryad.585t4 Data set should be cited as: doi:10.5061/dryad.585t4 […]

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Medical device recalls paper prompts concern in parliament and further coverage

The BMJ Open and BMJ articles (see previous post) and the Channel 4 Dispatches episode on the regulation and recall of medical devices has been covered in various newspapers and even prompted a question in Parliament. MPs Paul Flynn and Peter Bottomley tabled Early Day Motion 1819 noting the findings of the research and calling […]

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BMJ Open and BMJ articles on device recalls

Yesterday BMJ Open published ‘Medical-device recalls in the UK and the device-regulation process: retrospective review of safety notices and alerts‘. This paper sits with features, analysis and commentary in the BMJ and the latest edition of Dispatches, ‘The truth about going under the knife’, on Channel 4 (tonight, 16 May, 8 pm). The full list […]

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