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The Medical Technology Group blog is where we comment on topical issues relating to healthcare and medtech. If you are interested in proposing a guest blog post, please contact the MTG Secretariat via our contact form.

Our latest blog posts

What do the party manifestos say about medical technology? 

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An update from Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation at NHS England

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"Don't forget the patient voice": The MTG's response to The Times Health Commission

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"Allow people to be involved in decision-making. Consultation should be a two-way street."

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Patient Forum 2024: How can we make patient involvement more effective?

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Patient power is key to transforming the NHS with medical technology, Parliamentary reception told

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“I’m sure it’s saved a tonne of money for the NHS, I only see a…

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MTG welcomes new Innovative Devices Access Pathway (IDAP)

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An update from Vin Diwakar, Medical Director for Transformation, NHS England

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Workforce planning for future is important, but focus on proven medtech too

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A pathway to success

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MTG welcomes Government's first medical technology strategy

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‘Medical technology has allowed me to live a fulfilled, productive life.’ 

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Harness the benefits of medical technology to futureproof NHS, medtech reception told

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Robotic surgery – an answer to the NHS backlog?

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Medical technology and a radical vision for the NHS: a conversation with Professor Nora Colton

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Our message to the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

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MTG welcomes surgical hub expansion

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Ongoing success of the Government's backlog plan paves the way for more innovation

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What is an Integrated Care System (ICS)?

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European Health-Tech Innovation Week 2022 - how can we ensure MedTech reaches the patient?

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MTG supports call for national plan to address postcode lottery

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AdvaMed Welcomes the UK Government’s Commitment to Address Elective Recovery and Access to Care

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MTG welcomes Government’s decisive commitment and increased funding for Elective Care recovery

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Former rugby player and surgeon-turned-patient is a Med Tech Week winner

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The Health and Care Bill: let's give patients a voice

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Government investment is positive for patients, but must be spent wisely

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Location, location, location: NHS treatment is still a lottery

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Bringing the patient voice to the table: a true impact or a ticked box?

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Why do we accelerate medtech innovation?

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Elective Care After Covid-19 - The Long Road to Recovery

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MedTech Funding Mandate is positive for patients, but what next?

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A Message from the Chair of the Medical Technology Group

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NHS funding boost can transform patients' lives

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How the pandemic is driving innovation in patient self-management

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Putting Patients First: Transnasal Endoscopy

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The Innovation Lottery: a response by the Medical Technology Group

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Seriously ill patients should not avoid hospital: A supporting statement by the Medical Technology Group

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The new NHS payment system - what does it mean for patients and medical technology?

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How ready is the NHS to adopt medtech innovation?

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Our take on the NHS Long Term Plan: Part 2

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Our take on the NHS Long Term Plan

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Trust insisting patients pay for proven treatments ‘wholly unacceptable’?

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All’s fair in health and care? How real-world learning and insight on spread is helping…

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Stop random rationing of treatment!

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Health Secretary reiterates commitment to medtech at MTG reception

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PM's diabetes technology becomes widely available, but exposes NHS rationing issue

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A 10-year vision for the NHS? Here’s what we think…

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'Penny-wise, pound-foolish' NHS must adopt Stevens's new mindset

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Can med tech deliver the future - through the keyhole? MPs, healthcare professionals and patients…

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Stroke care is transformed, so what’s next?

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NHS needs to invest more in cancer technology

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Good news for stroke victims as NHS rolls out mechanical thrombectomy

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Expect patient-centred care – unless you’re a woman?

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Is there a doctor in the House? Patients and clinicians join MTG at House of…

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Funding and focus on medtech helps patients reach full life potential

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Accelerated Access Report should not rush to a standstill

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Improving specialised commissioning

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Breakdown barriers to innovation in the NHS

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NHS failing to adopt innovations aimed at improving patients' lives

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Cancer diagnosis - spare a thought for our GPs

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Accelerating access to innovation in the NHS

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Achieving better outcomes for the same costs?

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Using a calculator to deliver patient care just doesn't add up

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Taking stock and looking forward to 2016...

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A heart-warming start to 2016

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Admissions of Failure - The truth about unplanned admissions in the NHS

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Make preventing hospital infections the goal - not treating them!

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Getting it right first time - Prof Tim Briggs

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Deja Review: What lessons can we learn from the past?

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