December news from @medilinkYH

Welcome to the December issue of Medilink Yorkshire & Humber e-news, keeping you up-to-date with the latest developments in the Healthcare Technologies and Life Sciences sector regionally, nationally and internationally.

Medilink Yorkshire & Humber wishes a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all! 

Entries are now open for the Yorkshire & Humber Healthcare Business Awards 2016

This prestigious event celebrates excellence in the medical technology and healthcare sectors from across Yorkshire and the Humber. It gives local companies the opportunity to celebrate their ongoing commitment to world-class quality and excellence.

Taking place on 24 February 2016 at Royal Armouries Hall at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds, the evening offers organisations the opportunity to network, make new contacts and gain valuable insight into how others are addressing the challenges unique to the industry.


Quality Context welcome five new members of staff

Medilink member Quality Context has gone from strength to strength over recent years, with the company seeing tremendous growth. The company is pleased to welcome five new members to the team.

To discover more about the latest members to Quality Context’s team click here.

Are GPs over prescribing sleeping tablets?

Medilink member Sheffield-based SleepCogni, is dedicated to changing the nations’ sleep habits. Recently they conducted an independent study in October 2015 to give a snapshot view of current sleep behaviour.

Click here to find out more about the study.

Have your say in the AAR

Organisations are being invited to have their say on the government Accelerated Access Review (AAR).

In late November Medilink Yorkshire & Humber facilitated a workshop held at Medilink member JRI Orthopaedics to bring together organisations to share in the debate on what the final recommendations should be. The review is now heading into the second stage of engagement and the Department of Health wants interested organisations and individuals to help develop final recommendations for the review.

Regular opportunities are available for individuals and organisations to have an input into the review, which will be moving into its final phase at the beginning of next year.

The AAR review is an excellent opportunity to get involved so don’t miss out!

Click here to find out more.

Sheffield entrepreneur wins National Business Award for STEM

Kate Krachai from Medilink member Quality Context, has been announced as the winner of the prestigious national Forward Ladies, Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) award.

Click here to read the full story.


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