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A not so happy MDR and IVDR Christmas Carol

Just before the Christmas holidays the Commission updated its rolling plan and the MDCG ongoing guidance overview. As the year draws to an end, the date of application of the MDR is very close now and I see more and more things happen that everybody could see coming for a long time, I would like […]

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More on the PRRC

I have written about the PRRC before, when the MDCG PRRC guidelines came out earlier this year. With more experience with the subject in the mean time and everybody working to understand the subject, I thought it was a good idea to revisit the subject. And another good reason was that I had to look […]

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Bottleneck of bottlenecks for notified body capacity

People that are downplaying the notified body bottleneck may need to start to revisit their position with notified body LRQA now also dropping out of the notified body pool for medical devices and IVDs. This is especially a problem with respect to IVDs, as LRQA is one of the notified bodies traditionally handling a large […]

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What to expect for 2019 with MDR and IVDR implementation?

Remember the CAMD Roadmap (dating back to end 2017) that promised us a roll-out of MDR and IVDR items that were sometimes even marked ‘high priority’ and how that lifted our spirits (at the time)? Remember how this was supplemented with the Rolling Plan, which promised the roll-out of all roll-outs for 2019? I have […]

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First notified body EU MDR designated!

BSI reports that it has achieved designation as UK notified body for the MDR. So far, it’s the first notified body to appear in the NANDO database with an MDR designation – see here for scope and here that it’s only BSI so far for the MDR (the last link is a dynamic reference to […]

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MDR and IVDR in 2019: up or out, sink or swim

Happy new year and welcome to 2019, a truly decisive year for the medical devices industry with interests in the EU. If you haven’t spent any time so far getting ahead of events relating to the MDR and IVDR, this is the year that reality will start catching up with you. This year will determine […]