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MHRA guidance on registering medical devices for sale in the UK from 1 January 2021

Guidance update for all medical device manufacturers, issued by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, for registering medical devices for sale in the UK.

Industry news

10/12/2020

The GS1 UK marketplaces team reflect on a year like no other

The GS1 UK marketplaces team reflect on a year like no other

As we approach the end of the year, the GS1 UK marketplaces team take a look back at the past twelve months, and reflect on what has changed and what has been achieved 2020… a year that will go down in history, for a long list of reasons.  This has been the year when:

Opinion piece

10/12/2020

Meet OnBuy

Meet OnBuy – a fair, transparent and ethical marketplace

Nothing ever stands still in the world of e-commerce, and this rings especially true after this year.

Guest opinion piece

09/12/2020

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Is Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) the answer to meeting growing consumer demand?

Nick Garner, director of operations at AdvanceFirst, explores the shift from traditional electronic data interchange (EDI) to Real-Time Data Exchange (RTDE) to meet growing consumer demand.

Guest opinion piece

09/12/2020

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Actor registration module now available on EUDAMED

On 1 December 2020, the European Commission made available the Actor registration module for the EUDAMED. This summary highlights information for medical device suppliers on next steps.

Industry news

02/12/2020

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Optimising traceability of PPE and assets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic

Being able to track and trace supplies in healthcare under “business as usual” circumstances is a no easy feat to manage – but add to that a pandemic and effective traceability of supplies becomes critical.

Guest opinion piece

01/12/2020

 GS1 standards are streamlining Chinese customs

Exporting to China? GS1 standards are streamlining the customs clearance process 

Chinese customs are using Global Trade Item Numbers (GTINs) to uniquely identify products passing through their single-window declaration system In an effort to improve the efficiency of customs clearance for imported goods, the General Administration of Customs in China has implemented

Industry news

26/11/2020

National recognition for procurement and supplier community

National recognition for procurement and supplier community

Prestigious President’s Award presented, by Lord Hunt, to every NHS procurement professional and supplier for their contribution during the COVID-19 pandemic

Industry news

18/11/2020

How are GS1 Uk members preparing for peak 2020?

How have you been planning for peak 2020?

We explore how a year like no other has impacted your sales, logistics and planning for the “Golden Quarter” As a follow up from our article “A different k

Industry news

16/11/2020

As e-commerce usage skyrockets, marketplaces are vital to boosting online sales

As e-commerce usage skyrockets, marketplaces are vital to boosting online sales

Recent IBM data suggests that we have seen an incredible increase in the use of e-commerce as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, accelerating usage by five years.  While physical department stores are expected to decline by over 60 per cent by the end of 2020, e-commerce is projected

Industry news

11/11/2020

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