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    After Weathering Scandals, UK Appoints New Medical Device Oversight Official

    The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has appointed a prominent academic figure, Dr. Peter Nightingale, to be the chair of its newly formed expert group on medical devices—a position intended to help UK regulators strengthen oversight of the UK's medical device sector. Background In 2014, an independent review of the UK’s MHRA concluded that the agency needs to bolster its oversight of medical devices and increase its engagement with the ...