Archive for December, 2011

£750m Government investment in ‘tele-health’ equipment

Friday, December 30th, 2011

A new £750 million investment is to be made by the Government into home monitoring medical equipment for people with chronic illnesses such as diabetes or heart conditions.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/750m-government-investment-in-telehealth-equipment-180421.html

Bradford science park could be a hub for scientific jobs

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Civic and private business leaders in Bradford are working to encourage science and medical companies to take advantage of new state-of-the-art work spaces and offices at the local Listerhills Science and Technology Park.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/bradford-science-park-could-be-a-hub-for-scientific-jobs-180382.html

Covidien to focus all attention on medical device arm

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

US healthcare giant, Covidien, is to spin-off its pharmaceutical arm as a separate business as part of its efforts to focus on its international medical equipment footprint and increase medical sales jobs.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/covidien-to-focus-all-attention-on-medical-device-arm-180291.html

New scientific sales jobs to be created at EpiSensor

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Technology company EpiSensor, which provides wireless sensor technology used by firms in the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries, has announced that it is to create 10 new scientific sales jobs.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/new-scientific-sales-jobs-to-be-created-at-episensor-180198.html

Norwich scientific job potential highlighted

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

A number of medical and scientific device projects were among those presented to a key gathering of angel investors in Norwich recently, to try to promote scientific and medical job creation in the region.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/norwich-scientific-job-potential-highlighted-180107.html

Job creation focused on at Biotech and Pharma Conference

Friday, December 9th, 2011

The Financial Times Biotech and Pharma Conference, which was held earlier this week, highlighted the important role the life sciences sector plays in boosting the UK economy.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/job-creation-focused-on-at-biotech-and-pharma-conference-180025.html

NHS gives green-light to adoption of new monitoring equipment

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The National Health Service (NHS) is to instruct medical equipment maker Deltex Medical Group to implement fluid management during surgery using oesophageal Doppler monitoring (ODM) technology.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/nhs-gives-greenlight-to-adoption-of-new-monitoring-equipment-179951.html

Consort Medical records healthy sales figures

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Consort Medical, the Hertfordshire-headquartered manufacturer of medical devices, has experienced a significant rise in its interim pre-tax profits thanks to increased demand for its pioneering range of medical inhalers.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/consort-medical-records-healthy-sales-figures-179866.html