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MedTech key to NHS recovery

The achievements of medical technology in the past twenty years strengthens the case for making it one of the biggest solutions to the NHS’s post pandemic recovery, argues Barbara Harpham in the new Medical Technology Group manifesto.

The Medical Technology Group’s 20th anniversary comes at a worrying time. The NHS is facing its worst crisis ever as the pandemic has highlighted problems – both new and old. The MTG’s latest manifesto, ‘Medtech the Solution,’ provides welcome reading for those interested in the development of our health service as it reflects on twenty years of improving care, safety and efficiency in the NHS, thanks to advances in medical technology. Despite this success, however, medical technology continues to face problems of uptake and patient access. The manifesto issues an urgent call to embrace and recognise medical technology as a solution to help the NHS serve a better future for all its patients.

Two decades of support

Over the past two decades, technology has become part of our everyday lives. Smartphones, social media and super-fast broadband have changed the way we access information and interact with the world as never before. It has also revolutionised our healthcare system, yet the advances in medical technology are not as widely recognised or appreciated

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University of York
8-11 September 2022

Infection 360: What's trending in infection prevention & control

Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham
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