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An Action Plan for Medical Devices
This Action Plan is a three part strategy to strengthen Australia’s regulatory system whilst continuing to be patient focused and have greater transparency. It outlines actions that continue to improve the safety, performance and quality of medical devices in Australia and improve health outcomes for patients who require medical devices.
Strategy 1: Improve how new devices get on the market
Strategy 2: Strengthen monitoring and followup of devices already in use
Strategy 3: Provide more information to patients about the devices they use.
The Action Plan describes:
- a number of reform activities currently underway that the TGA will implement sooner; and
- additional ways to improve transparency and to increase public confidence in Australia’s medical device regulatory system. The TGA will actively seek feedback on new ways to do these.
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