Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL) works in partnership with NHS Scotland to identify, protect, develop and commercialise healthcare innovations to improve patient care. SHIL have a proven track record of developing ideas from NHS Scotland staff into commercial products. Learn about how SHIL can work with you to turn your ideas from concept or prototype into products on the market, as well as update on the changes to medical device regulations due to come into force in 2020.
This session provides an overview of current UK law on device regulation, with a focus on enforcement and also legal issues outside the MDR. This will briefly summarise the current device regime under the 2017 MDR, flag 2020 issues, and then look at what enforcement action can be taken. It then considers what other legal rights and remedies are open to a customer or patient, and what steps might be taken to mitigate risk.
Dr. Oakley will be assessing the potential impact of the UK Science Strategy on how the strategic investment decision making and purchasing programmes will need to be organised over the next 3 years in Scotland under the ægis of the Boards. We will discuss how the major and minor capital and revenue, and PPM budgets might be determined given the proposed developments in cancer and cardiac care. Our consideration will also include whether there is a need to reinvent the Regional Scientific Officer role of the 80s.
“Data is king” – It is not enough in today’s connected heath care arena to simply test a device for the functionality it was designed to provide and confirm it fit for use. Once repaired, If the system is not able to maintain communication with the Trusts EPR and provide a complete digital Patient record then the device is seen as unusable. This presentation will explore the evolution of the simplest and most complex devices from standalone to full electronic integration.
To understand the future, it’s not enough to look far in the future alone. So in this session, Gemma Milne, science and technology journalist and author will take you through the key shifts in technology and society happening now, coming very soon, as well as far ahead of us – and they are more connected than you might expect. From shifts in patient expectations and the rise of the experience over ownership, to upcoming changes in the way we access vital services, and interact with technology as a whole, this session will take you on a whistlestop tour of what’s to come, so you can be better at what you do today.
Colin Maclachlan is best known for appearing in Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins and Channel 5’s Secrets of the SAS. The closing session for Completing the Picture Scotland 2019 will share an inspiring account of Colin’s life and several high profile UK Special Forces missions. A tale of mental resilience, teamwork, leadership and elite performance.