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Pioneering stent developer to scale-up research

A developer of next generation biodegradable stents that could improve the life expectancy of people with severe cardiovascular disease is to scale-up and commercialise its products. Leeds-based Arterius was established by Dr Kadem Al-Lamee and Alistair Taylor to research and develop innovative medical devices for the £6.3bn coronary stent market. Coronary artery

Sheffield firm raise over £7k for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice

Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice has thanked a Sheffield healthcare firm for its generosity after staff smashed the £5k fundraising target it set earlier this year. Numed Healthcare, a supplier of innovative medical and waiting room TV solutions, has now raised almost £7,000 to support local families since May. Initially shocked at the

Bottomley Opticians announced National Opticians Practice of the Year

Bottomleys Eyeware Boutique, based in The Piece Hall, Halifax, will officially receive the coveted National Opticians Practice of the Year award on Monday, when Conor Heaney,  director of the trade association, Optical Success Academy, will visit the boutique. The award comes following the Boutique’s first anniversary in The Piece Hall, Jim

Leeds-based Nine Health signs China deal with AstraZeneca

Nine Health Global, a Leeds-based healthcare big data and artificial intelligence (AI) company, has signed an agreement to establish a subsidiary in Wuxi International Life Science Innovation Campus (I-Campus) in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, China. I-Campus is an innovation incubation platform which opened in September 2019 in Wuxi, a major centre in

Yorkshire opticians launch transformational children’s lenses

The Yorkshire branches of a leading opticians have launched a transformational contact lens to help sufferers of myopia – or short sightedness. Ortho-K lenses – now available in Bayfields Opticians and Audiologists Headingly, Wakefield, Pontefract, Leeds University and Camberley stores – are worn overnight and reshape the cornea itself to ensure