Expanding the Medical Devices Archive: A Guide to a New Collection of EC and EU Documents

This post introduces a new collection of EC and EU papers concerning the regulation of medical devices. In the course of searching for sources which might illuminate the history of medical device regulation in Europe, I visited the website for the Historical Archives of the European Union. However, I could only access a very small … Continue reading “Expanding the Medical Devices Archive: A Guide to a New Collection of EC and EU Documents”

What’s in a History of Medical Devices? – A Timeline for the UK and Ireland

In this post we share a brand new resource of interest to those in, or researching, the field of medical device development. In the timeline accessible below, readers will find a list of arguably significant historical moments in the creation of the medical device industry as we recognise it today. Some of the motivations behind … Continue reading “What’s in a History of Medical Devices? – A Timeline for the UK and Ireland”