Latest from BHTA's Director General
We had a positive Board meeting today, the first chaired by Alastair Maxwell (Crest Medical) and, sadly, the last to be attended by Joe Cavanagh (JFC Consulting) who has decided to stand down after many years of service to the Association - our thanks to him for all his efforts.
I am pleased to note that we have a full house for our social media workshop tomorrow, an example of some of the practical activity we are undertaking to help support you.
Our Operations Manager, Nad, has been flying the flag for BHTA today at a study visit hosted by member company Blatchfords, the audience being international regulators interested in how medical devices are regulated here in the UK and how we self-regulate via the Code of Practice.
If anyone is having trouble with the link in the email circulated yesterday about the survey the Crown Commercial Service is conducting on expereince of late payment by the public sector, Sarah advises trying this one instead:
Westminster Watch by Lord Rennard
Most people think that the government should consider using more private companies in the NHS “when they can provide high quality services more cheaply.”