Inhaler errors and asthma control – largest ever survey

30th October 2017

Over the past few years I have had the privilege of working on a very large European observational study which set out to investigate the scale of use errors when asthma patients use their inhalers. The CRITIKAL study set out to establish the scale of use error, and also (for the first time) to try […]

13485:2016 ACCREDITATION

17th October 2017

Medical Device Usability have today been audited to the new 13485:2016 standard and have passed with no warnings. Having to complete the transition of our 13485:2012 Accreditation to the new standard 13485:2016, into an already busy schedule, where it is always business as usual and so as to not cause any disruption to our client’s […]

Surgical medical device validation testing

17th October 2017

Last week saw five of the Medical Device Usability team at a pilot for a validation study at the SaIL (Simulation and Interactive Learning) Centre at St Thomas’ Hospital in London. The usability testing will be carried out on a surgical medical device, which we completed the formative testing for in May 2017 in Leeds. […]