Archive for February, 2012

Plans unveiled for scientific research centre at Plymouth Uni

Friday, February 24th, 2012

A £25 million investment is being made in the medical and health research facilities at Plymouth University, with major purchases of medical and scientific equipment being made.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/plans-unveiled-for-scientific-research-centre-at-plymouth-uni-181853.html

Glasgow hospital equipment to include automated robots

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus is to feature some revolutionary new hospital equipment in the form of robotic drones that will move the majority of goods around the new complex.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/glasgow-hospital-equipment-to-include-automated-robots-181752.html

Trial success bodes well for ‘pharmacy-on-a-chip’

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Medical technology developers in the USA and Denmark have made a huge breakthrough in the development of microchip implants that release medicine straight into patients’ bodies.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/trial-success-bodes-well-for-pharmacyonachip-181682.html

Expert appointed to oversee UK medical device regulation

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

The British medicines regulator has appointed a leading medical device expert to head the division that oversees medical equipment and devices.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/expert-appointed-to-oversee-uk-medical-device-regulation-181593.html

Asalus Instruments successful in development funding round

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Growth and development prospects for Cardiff-based Asalus Instruments are looking positive, after the company raised nearly £300,000 in its first funding round.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/asalus-instruments-successful-in-development-funding-round-181513.html

Aircraft Medical secures key growth funding

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Scottish medical device maker, Aircraft Medical, has secured a key form of funding to help develop its highly sought-after technology.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/aircraft-medical-secures-key-growth-funding-181419.html

Allergan expecting strong European medical sales in 2012

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Allergan, the US manufacturer of innovative pharmaceuticals, biologics and medical devices, is expecting strong sales of its cosmetic implants in Europe in 2012, as a result of the scandal surrounding the faulty French breast implants.

http://www.kirkhamyoung.co.uk/news/article/allergan-expecting-strong-european-medical-sales-in-2012-181343.html