Understanding the UK healthcare landscape means our clients have a head start in introducing their new medical technology.
The Department of Health (DH) is a department of the United Kingdom government with responsibility for government policy for health and social care matters and for the National Health Service (NHS) in England along with a few elements of the same matters which are not otherwise devolved to the Scottish, Welsh or Northern Irish governments. It is led by the Secretary of State for Health with two Ministers of State and two Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State.
The DH develops policies and guidelines to improve the quality of care and to meet patient expectations.
The DH carries out some of its work through arm's length bodies, including non-departmental public bodies and executive agencies such as the Commercial Medicines Unit (CMU) and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).