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DHSC Launches MedTech Strategy

6 April 2023

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) recently launched their first ever Medical Technology – ‘MedTech’ – strategy.

The strategy is the government’s plan to support a thriving UK medtech sector and make sure that the health and care system can reliably access safe, effective and innovative medical technologies to deliver the best possible outcomes for patients.

Strategic priorities have been developed in conjunction with partners across industry, government, and the health and care system. Priority areas identified include:

  • Ensuring resilience and continuity of supply of medtech products.
  • Supporting innovation and encouraging thriving, dynamic markets.
  • Developing enabling infrastructure.
  • Specific focus on key issues and markets.

For more information please contact the Department of Health and Social Care directly.