NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative

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NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (NIHR CYP MedTech) is one of the 11 MedTech and In-vitro diagnostics Co-operatives (MICs) funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). The MICs act as centres of expertise to catalyse the development, evaluation, and adoption of medical technology into the NHS. NIHR CYP MedTech is the only MIC dedicated to child health and paediatrics, and is hosted by Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. NIHR CYP MedTech works across academic, industrial, and clinical sectors to support the development and adoption of child health technology.

NIHR CYP MedTech focuses on child health technology in seven clinical themes, each led by expert clinicians around the UK:
  • Rare Diseases Dr Larissa Kerecuk, Birmingham
  • Ventilation Dr Richard Iles, London
  • Cancer Dr Quentin Campbell-Hewson & Dr Gail Halliday, Newcastle
  • Epilepsy, Muscle & Movement Disorders Dr Helen Cross, London
  • Respiratory & Sleep Professor Heather Elphick, Sheffield
  • Surgical Technologies Mr Iain Hennessey, Liverpool
  • Transition Dr Helena Gleeson, Birmingham & Dr Priya Narula, Sheffield
Professor Paul Dimitri is the clinical director for NIHR CYP MedTech.

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