Episcissors-60 are adapted surgical scissors made from stainless steel used to perform an incision for mediolateral episiotomies.
Status In progress
Process MT
ID number 457

Provisional Schedule

Draft guidance 04 October 2019 - 01 November 2019
Committee meeting: 2 15 November 2019
Resolution 16 December 2019
Expected publication 30 January 2020

Project Team

Project lead Liesl Millar

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External assessment group Cedar
Manufacturers MEDINVENT
Others Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI)
  Association of Healthcare Technology Providers for Imaging, Radiotherapy and Care (AXrEM)
  Boston Scientific
  Department of Health and Social Care
  Devices for Dignity
  Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership
  Healthcare Improvement Scotland
  HealthTech Alliance
  Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd
  Medical Technology Group
  Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
  NHS England
  The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA)
Professional groups British Maternal & Fetal Medicine Society (BMFMS)
  Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


Key events during the development of the guidance:

Date Update
13 September 2019 Committee meeting: 1
20 May 2019 Scope published
25 March 2019 Stakeholder registration opens

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