Uptake of medical technology in the UK is not as good as it should be, given its great potential to provide value for money to the NHS, patients and taxpayers.
The Medical Technology Group (MTG), a coalition of patient groups, research charities and medical device manufacturers, is working to make medical technologies available to everyone who needs them.
The MTG believes that patients and clinicians need better information about medical technologies so that they can make informed choices about their medical care.
“My CRT device lets me be positive about the future.“
Julie was a midwife on a busy maternity ward when she was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart. She now lives life to the full thanks to a Cardiac Resynchronisation Therapy (CRT) device.