Committee holds first evidence session on regulation of medical implants

23 May 2012

The Science and Technology Committee explores how to ensure the safety of medical implants before they enter the market, and how best to collect clinical data once an implant is in use, from the perspective of clinicians, patients and scientists.


Wednesday 23 May 2012 in Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 10am

  • Dr Carl Heneghan, GP and Reader in Evidence-Based Medicine, Director of the Centre of Evidence-Based Medicine, Oxford
  • Dr Thomas Joyce, Reader in Biotribology, University of Newcastle
  • Professor Stephen Westaby, Surgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital
  • Dr Suzette Woodward, Director of Patient Safety, National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA)

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