News

GS1 designated as Issuing Entity for Unique Device Identification (UDI) by the European Commission

GS1 designated as Issuing Entity for Unique Device Identification (UDI) by the European Commission (07 June 2019)

 
GS1 Digital Link in Healthcare

GS1 Digital Link A single barcode for identification, authentication and access to information for medical products (June 2019)

 
Global identifiers for enhancing efficiency and patient safety

Global identifiers for enhancing efficiency and patient safety an IHF and GS1 report. (May 2019)

 
International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) updated documents now available

International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) updated documents now available. (May 2019)

 
New application standard for identification of investigational products in clinical trials

New Application standard for identification of investigational products in clinical trials. (May 2019)

 
The FMD opportunity to improve patient safety

Once the dust has settled on the introduction of the FMD, there is a real opportunity to do more with the 2D barcode on the prescription packs. (April 2019)

 
Groundbreaking Global Operating Room UDI Data Collection Study Launched

7 countries, 40 hospitals, Matrix IT Medical Tracking Systems, B.Braun, GS1 IE, AIM, AHA, AORN team together for UDI documentation (June 2018)

 
Scanning for Safety: GS1 standards

GS1 barcoding technology is currently being rolled out at ‘Demonstrator sites’ across the NHS to save money, improve efficiency, and improve patient safety.

 
GS1 Healthcare User Group Meeting - November 2016

On Friday 4th November the GS1 Ireland Healthcare User Group hosted a breakfast briefing in the Boardroom of the HSE, Dr Steevens.

 
GS1 UK Healthcare Conference

GS1 UK ran a very successful healthcare conference on 12th & 13th April. It was an excellent conference and a testament to the great work being done by NHS England and the Department of Health in collaboration with GS1 UK.