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Wireless syringe infusion pumps vulnerable to cyber-attacks

The US Department of Homeland Security issues warning over the devices, which it says could be hacked. Smiths Medical’s Medfusion 4000 wireless syringe infusion pump is the subject of the advisory, which comes from the DHS’ Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). The advisory highlights eight cybersecurity vulnerabilities, which, according to ICS-CERT, would…


NHS tests smart insulin pen for diabetes management

Up to 300 patients in England will test a new insulin pen accessory called InsulCheck Connect to help diabetes management. Innovation Zed, an Irish medtech company, has announced that it is working with the NHS in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, England. The collaboration sees the company’s insulin pen accessory used with diabetes patients as part…


The role of innovation in working with mental health

Manchester will play host to a digital mental health event next week, organised by One HealthTech, a network supporting health innovation. Phillipa Winter, CIO at Bolton NHS Foundation Trust will open the event, talking about her previous role in mental health and her more recent work. Phillipa will be joined by two patients sharing their…


NHS innovation winners announced by Medtech Accelerator 

Three pioneering projects will share £200K in the new early stage financial awards scheme. The Medtech Accelerator, a new company set up to provide proof of concept financial awards to support development of medical technology and software innovations originating primarily from within the NHS, today announced the first round of successful projects. Three pioneering projects…


British medtech firms scoop Medilink Awards

Five life sciences companies have been crowned as national winners at the Medilink UK Healthcare Business awards 2017. The awards and gala dinner, which took place on 26th April 2017, celebrated outstanding business achievements, international success and innovative breakthroughs across the life sciences and healthcare technology sectors. The evening was held in partnership with the…

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