Past events

February 2018


The Role of Human Factors Engineering for Development of Medical Devices

Institute of Translational Medicine Heritage Building (Old Queen Elizabeth Hospital) Mindelsohn Way Birmingham B15 2TH

This workshop will provide you with an overview of human factors engineering (HFE) for medical devices, demanding more than just the ergonomics aspects. By performing usability studies, the manufacturer can assure design safety and its suitability for lay users, healthcare professionals or patients. By the end of this workshop, you will be able to distinguish between different types of usability tests and understand their integration in the product development cycle.

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Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop #2

Fazeley Studios 191 Fazeley St Birmingham B5 5SE

Following the success of the first Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop in January, it was identified that there is a gap in knowledge and a need to further explore the language and linguistics around wellness and prevention of illness. Hosted by West Midlands Academic Health Science Network, this free workshop is for anyone who's ever walked away from a meeting wondering if they've understood what was said, or whether what they've said has been understood.

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A Technical Solution to GDPR Compliance: FREE workshop

Marks & Clerk Alpha Tower Birmingham B1 1TT

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be implemented by the Government on the 25 May 2018. Every business will be affected by the new legislation; therefore it is very important that you begin the transition process as soon as possible. This is a short, but practical, morning session hosted by Marks & Clerk LLP and supported by IHN Insurance Brokers and CSP Partners.

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NIHR Trauma Management MedTech Cooperative launch event

Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

This collaborative launch event to exhibit the priorities on which the Cooperative will be focussing over the next five years, in addition to sharing learning gained through the NIHR Trauma HTC which will facilitate innovation in the medtech sector.

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NHS England Innovation and Technology Tariff: benefits of adoption - Episcissors-60

North Staffordshire Conference Centre, North Staffordshire Medical Institute, Hartshill Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7NY

Learn how NHS England’s Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) is helping trusts to implement a guided mediolateral episiotomy to minimise the risk of obstetric anal sphincter injury, at this WMAHSN interactive workshop. This event is for NHS employees only.

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NIHR Roadshow for MedTech SMEs

Park Inn, Nottingham

Are you a MedTech SME looking for funding, support or collaborators? This event, organised in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is specifically tailored for MedTech SMEs.

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Sepsis Unplugged 2018

Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU

At Sepsis Unplugged, a range of practical workshops, discussion panels and interactive sessions lead the way for a truly novel, inspiring experience.

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