Increased Scrutiny & Time-limited Powers Built into Medicines and Medical Devices Bill after Lords Report Stage & Third Reading

This is our eighth post looking at the passage of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-21. [Part I available here, Part II available here, Part III available here, Part IV available here, Part V available here, Part VI available here, Part VII available here] The Medicines and Medical Devices Bill was back in Parliament for the House of Lords Report … Continue reading “Increased Scrutiny & Time-limited Powers Built into Medicines and Medical Devices Bill after Lords Report Stage & Third Reading”

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Now that we have commercial Artificial Pancreas Systems, is there still a place for DIY APS?

Dr Rachael Dickson explores whether advances in market authorised artificial pancreas systems spell the end of DIY APS and resolve the legal uncertainty that these systems raise. Over the last decade the #WeAreNotWaiting community has come together to develop DIY Artificial Pancreas Systems to help them manage their diabetes. Frustrated by the lack of commercial … Continue reading “Now that we have commercial Artificial Pancreas Systems, is there still a place for DIY APS?”

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Lords Leave Many Issues Unresolved in Final Committee Sessions on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Part II: Northern Ireland Regulatory Divergence & Consultation Requirements

This is the seventh and final of our posts looking at the main points of contention at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part I available here, Part II available here, Part III available here, Part IV available here, Part V available here, Part VI available here] This is the second … Continue reading “Lords Leave Many Issues Unresolved in Final Committee Sessions on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Part II: Northern Ireland Regulatory Divergence & Consultation Requirements”

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Lords Leave Many Issues Unresolved in Final Committee Sessions on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Part I: Cumberlege Review Recommendations

This is the sixth of our posts looking at the main points of contention so far at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part I available here, Part II available here, Part III available here, Part IV available here, Part V available here] The final two sessions of the Lords … Continue reading “Lords Leave Many Issues Unresolved in Final Committee Sessions on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Part I: Cumberlege Review Recommendations”

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Lords Discuss Prescribing Rights and Medical Device Innovation in Fifth Committee Session on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill

This is the fifth of our posts looking at the main points of contention so far at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part I available here, Part II available here, Part III available here, Part IV available here]   The ever present issue of balancing … Continue reading “Lords Discuss Prescribing Rights and Medical Device Innovation in Fifth Committee Session on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill”

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Lords Challenge Data Sharing and Emergency Powers in Short 4th Session of Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Committee

This is the fourth post looking at the main points of contention so far at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part I available here, Part II available here, Part III available here] Another week, another Committee session in the House of Lords on the Medicines … Continue reading “Lords Challenge Data Sharing and Emergency Powers in Short 4th Session of Medicines and Medical Devices Bill Committee”

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Lords keep up pressure on Government over Medicines and Medical Devices Bill in 2nd & 3rd Committee Stage Sessions

This is the third post looking at the main points of contention so far at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part I available here, Part II available here] In another busy week of Brexit-related Parliamentary business, two further Committee sessions took place in the House … Continue reading “Lords keep up pressure on Government over Medicines and Medical Devices Bill in 2nd & 3rd Committee Stage Sessions”

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Lords take Government to task over future of medicines and medical devices regulation: Part 2

This is the second of our posts looking at the main points of contention so far at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part 1 available here] In this post, which reports on the first session of the Lords Committee Stage for the Medicines and Medical … Continue reading “Lords take Government to task over future of medicines and medical devices regulation: Part 2”

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Lords take Government to task over future of medicines and medical devices regulation: Part I

This is the first of a series of posts looking at the main points of contention so far at Committee Stage in the House of Lords for the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20. [Part 2 available here] The second session of the Lords Committee Stage on the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill starts today … Continue reading “Lords take Government to task over future of medicines and medical devices regulation: Part I”

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Perspectives on DIY APS: Users, Healthcare Professionals, and Bioethicists

A number of groups have a stake in DIY Artificial Pancreas Systems (APS) technology including users, healthcare providers, manufacturers, and clinicians. Given their diverse goals, needs, and professional commitments, these different groups have different perspectives on DIY APS use. A recently published paper by Dr Jaclyn Shepard and colleagues reports the views expressed by stakeholders … Continue reading “Perspectives on DIY APS: Users, Healthcare Professionals, and Bioethicists”

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