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The Telegraph and the BMJ
Faulty medical implants investigation

the telegraph



23th October 2012
'We can help you label it European so China is not on packaging'
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9629307/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-We-can-help-you-label-it-European-so-China-is-not-on-packaging.html >>>

24th October 2012
'We’re paid by manufacturer so want deal to succeed'
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9632006/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Were-paid-by-manufacturer-so-want-deal-to-succeed.html >>>

24th October 2012
Patients failed by poor implant regulation, say surgeons
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9631974/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Patients-failed-by-poor-implant-regulation-say-surgeons.html >>>

24th October 2012
South Korea firm offers 'one stop shop' for licencing medical implants
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9631655/South-Korea-firm-offers-one-stop-shop-for-licencing-medical-implants.html >>>

23rd October 2012
European regulator explains how to mask the real origin of a medical implant
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9629268/European-regulator-explains-how-to-mask-the-real-origin-of-a-medical-implant.html >>>

23rd October 2012
Patients treated 'like guinea pigs’
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/9626920/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Patients-treated-like-guinea-pigs.html >>>

23rd October 2012
'Sometimes we cross the line'
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9626911/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Sometimes-we-cross-the-line.html >>>

23rd October 2012
'A system in disarray that favours manufacturers at the expense of safety'
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/9626921/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-A-system-in-disarray-that-favours-manufacturers-at-the-expense-of-safety.html >>>

22nd October 2012
Patients’ health put at risk by unscrupulous EU regulators
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/9626756/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Patients-health-put-at-risk-by-unscrupulous-EU-regulators.html >>>

24th October 2012
Faulty medical implants investigation: Surgeons' letter to the Telegraph
www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/9631993/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Surgeons-letter-to-the-Telegraph.html >>>

24th October 2012
Medical implants should be subjected to rigorous clinical trials
www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/telegraph-view/9630804/Patients-before-profits.html >>>

23rd October 2012
Jeremy Hunt: I will not tolerate British patients being put at risk By Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9629323/Jeremy-Hunt-I-will-not-tolerate-British-patients-being-put-at-risk.html >>>

23rd October 2012
Regulators’ trail of deception has been exposed, says chairman
www.telegraph.co.uk/health/9629337/Faulty-medical-implants-investigation-Regulators-trail-of-deception-has-been-exposed-says-chairman.html >>>

24th October 2012
Press statement:
MHRA statement on European regulatory system for medical devices

Date: 24 October 2012
Time: 15:00
Subject:Following stories in the Daily Telegraph about their joint investigation with the British Medical Journal into the European regulatory system for medical devices, the MHRA have released the following statement:

An MHRA spokesperson said:
“We recognise that improvements to the regulation of medical devices need to be made. That’s why we fed into the European Commission’s review, specifically recommending improving the oversight of Notified Bodies, the improved surveillance of post-market events and the better collaboration between national regulatory bodies.

“The European Commission published their proposals on 26 September that includes many of the areas of improvement that the UK has been pushing for. We will shortly be consulting on the approach that the UK should take for negotiating the proposed legislation.”
www.mhra.gov.uk/NewsCentre/Pressreleases/CON197913 >>>

This is what the MHRA are referring to within their statement:
European Commission
Public Health
Medical Devices

Revision of the medical device directives - Proposals of the European Commission
On 26 September 2012, the European Commission adopted a package on innovation in health consisting of....click on the link below to view all the PDF's...
ec.europa.eu/health/medical-devices/documents/revision/index_en.htm >>>

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