Healthcare Science and its role in Management, Innovation and Regulation of Medical Devices

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Date: 4th March 2016

Location: Downing College, Cambridge, CB2 1DQ

Registration Cost:
NHS East of England Employees and Trainees Free
Non East of England Employees £65
Students £10

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A half day update seminar for undergraduates, postgraduates, STP and PTP trainees interested in the application of science and engineering in healthcare.

The programme considers the requirements for medical device life cycle managements, the impact of the integration of medical devices with IT networks as well as the requirements for innovation and research programmes focused on medical device development. The requirements of the regulators will be highlighted.


12:30 - 13:30 Registration, Lunch, Networking

13:30 - 14:00 Introduction - What is a Medical Device, Risk and Issues?
Prof Paul White, Head of Clinical Engineering, Cambridge University Hospitals

14:00 - 14:30 Clinical Engineering - Its role in medical device life cycle management
Jay Mangat, Head of Clinical Engineering, Leicester

14:30 - 15:00 Innovation - How do I develop a Medical Device?
Dr. Ian Hosking, Engineering Design Centre, Cambridge University

15:00 - 15:30 Refreshment Break

15:30 - 16:00 Medical Devices and IT Networks - What are the issues? How are they managed?
Patrick Maw, Medical Physics and Bioengineering, UCLH, London

16:00 - 16:30 Clinical Trials of Medical Devices - Regulations, The regulators and Quality Systems
Dr. Peter Jarritt, Consultant Physicist, Cambridge University Hospitals

16:30 Closing Remarks

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