MEDICAL DEVICE

Any instrument, apparatus, appliance, software, material or other article, whether used alone or in combination, including the software intended by its manufacturer to be used specifically for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes and necessary for its proper application.

Description

Any instrument, apparatus, appliance, software, material or other article, whether used alone or in combination, including the software intended by its manufacturer to be used specifically for diagnostic and/or therapeutic purposes and necessary for its proper application.

A MEDICAL DEVICE  is intended by the manufacturer to be used for human beings for the purpose of:

  • diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, treatment or alleviation of disease

  • diagnosis, monitoring, treatment, alleviation of or compensation for an injury or handicap

  • investigation, replacement or modification of the anatomy or of a physiological process

  • control of conception

and which does not achieve its principal intended action in or on the human body by pharmacological, immunological or metabolic means, but which may be assisted in its function by such means.

For further information on MEDICAL DEVICES, see the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) website at: Medical devices regulation and safety.

Relationships

Each MEDICAL DEVICE

Key Relationship Class
may be used in one or more CLINICAL INTERVENTION

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set Aggregate Contract Monitoring Data Set references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Data Element CLINICAL INTERVENTION DATE (MEDICAL DEVICE IMPLEMENTATION) references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Data Set Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
NHS Business Definition High Cost Device references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
NHS Business Definition High Cost Tariff Excluded Device references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
NHS Business Definition Implant references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
NHS Business Definition Internet Enabled Therapy Integrated Software Engine references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Class MEDICAL DEVICE references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE IDENTIFIER references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE MANUFACTURER references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE NAME references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE PROCUREMENT ROUTE references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE QUANTITY references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE SERIAL NUMBER references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute MEDICAL DEVICE SIZE references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Data Set Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Data Element UNIT PRICE (COMMISSIONER) references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Data Element UNIT PRICE (SUPPLIER) references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Data Element VALUE ADDED TAX CHARGED INDICATOR (CONTRACT MONITORING) references in description MEDICAL DEVICE
Attribute VALUE ADDED TAX CHARGED INDICATOR FOR CONTRACT MONITORING references in description MEDICAL DEVICE

Also Known As

This class is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural MEDICAL DEVICES