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Coronavirus (COVID-19): impact on the conduct of clinical trials under the Medical Research Involving Human Subjects Act (WMO)
The COVID-19 pandemic affects health care services and the society in general. The conduct of clinical trials and trial subjects ...
Warning with regard to self-testing for coronavirus
Home tests for determining whether you are carrier of the coronavirus are forbidden unless they have first been assessed by a ...
Coronavirus: what to do in case of a shortage of medical devices
As a result of the coronavirus outbreak, medical devices normally used may no longer be available due to shortages. In that case, ...
Macro-textured breast implants not withdrawn from the market (in the Netherlands)
The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate [Inspectie Gezondheidszorg en Jeugd] believe that that there is currently insufficient ...
IGJ response to Trouw and Radar reporting about medical implants
Attention for the safety of medical devices is increasing. Recent years have shown that serious problems can occur, particularly ...
Anne Margriet Pot Strategic Advisor Care for older people at Health and Youth Care Inspectorate
Anne Margriet Pot has been appointed as strategic advisor Care for elderly people at the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate in ...
Research on silicone breast implants by RIVM completed
The reassessment of the technical files of silicone breast implant manufacturers, which RIVM carried out on behalf of the Health ...
Manufacturers of silicone breast implants must improve their technical files
Laboratory investigation on the breast implants did not identify anomalies that may compromise health of patients. However, the ...
Investigation into possible problems with hypodermic needles reveals negligible risk
Hypodermic needles produced by Terumo and other manufacturers pose negligible health risks. There is no reason not to use these ...