Latest proposals for future regulation of medical devices

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Latest proposals for future regulation of medical devices

The next ISO 13485:2003 & The Medical Devices Directives course will be held on 9th – 10th October in Dublin. This course will include the latest proposals for future regulation of medical devices published by the commission on 26 September. While these changes were ini...

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A time of change in Irish Education and Training

The Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 was signed by the president on 22nd July. The commencement date is scheduled for a date this month. On that date Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) will be formally brought into being and FETAC, HETA...

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Root Cause Analysis – A simple Analogy; Just what the Doctor Ordered!

– You go to the Doctor with an outbreak of a bad face rash. You look like a spotty teenager and have the energy of a dead duck. The Doctor pockets your €60, examines you and prescribes an antibiotic and some face cream to use (this is treating the symptom) and in a Root C...

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My Libyan Training Experience

Our Life Sciences tutor Dr Kevina O’Donoghue tells us about her recent training experience in Libya… When I was asked by a colleague to go to Libya to work with theatre nurses on sterilisation processes and parameters, my adventurous side came out and I jumped at the oppor...

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Training abroad

Over the years, on request, SQT have delivered training courses overseas. Over the years people have travelled from abroad to attend our public courses – indeed one person has just relocated to Ireland for nine months to attend our NEBOSH Diploma course. To date this overs...

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