Category Archives: surveys

NICE has two consultations on medicines (optimisation; care homes)

NICE (the National Institute for Care and Health Excellence) has a couple of consultations that may be of interest to readers of the CHI+MED blog. Details below and you can also sign up to receive notification of NICE’s other newsletters … Continue reading

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Are you using health apps to manage your #diabetes? What do you think of them?

CHI+MED is interested in the safety and usability of interactive medical devices but we’re also interested in how people are using health apps (typically the sort of thing you’d have on a smartphone) which may or may not be defined … Continue reading

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The MHRA wants medical devices people to user test their website (it’s moving to GOV.UK)

The MHRA (Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) is moving its website to the GOV.UK portal. They are looking for “individuals involved in the medical devices sector who would like to take part in the user testing in the lead … Continue reading

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MHRA consultation on draft #ptsafety alerts for medical device incidents & medication errors

From the MHRA (19 November 2013) http://www.mhra.gov.uk/NewsCentre/CON341177 Views sought on draft patient safety alerts for medical device incidents and medication errors Consultation period closes on 10 December 2013. NHS England and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) are … Continue reading

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Medical device & HCI events coming up in – conference workshops, surveys

For those attending CHI2013 in Paris later this month CHI+MED is running two conferences, one on Saturday 27 April and the other on Sunday 28 April. CHI+MED conference workshops at CHI2013 – Saturday 27 April 2013 Performing fieldwork in healthcare … Continue reading

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Survey: what infusion pumps are used in your organisation?

CHI+MED researchers at UCL have created a survey to find out what types of infusion pumps are in use, and under what circumstances. “We are investigating the design and use of medical devices in order to reduce the chances of … Continue reading

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