NHS Long Term Plan

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By  Sophie Porter 11:38 am April 7, 2021
gammaCore, a handheld device used to alleviate cluster headaches, is now availble through NHS England following successful trials. The roll out of the medical device is supported by the Medtech Funding Mandate, which fast-tracks innovations in the NHS. This mandate is part of the NHS Long Term Plan and came into effect on 1 April 2021. WHY IT MATTERS gammaCore works to relieve pain by delivering...
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By  Tammy Lovell 01:31 am January 27, 2021
An NHS initiative to accelerate the uptake of innovative medical devices, diagnostics and digital products is due to launch in April.  A consultation into the MedTech Funding Mandate took place in December 2019, but the launch was delayed due to COVID-19.  Under the policy, NHS England and NHS Improvement will identify medical technologies which have been assessed and recommended by NICE as being...