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Olympus unit pleads guilty to resolve U.S. duodenoscope probe

(Reuters) – An Olympus Corp subsidiary pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to pay $ 85 million to resolve charges that it failed to file reports with U.S. regulators regarding infections connected to its duodenoscopes while continuing to sell the medical devices used to view the gastrointestinal tract. Olympus Medical Systems Corp and Hisao Yabe,… Read More »

NHS waste backlog: Criminal probe launched

Image copyright Getty Images A criminal investigation has been launched after a backlog of medical waste was allowed to build up at several disposal sites. It emerged on Thursday that the waste from hospitals had not been disposed of in a timely fashion by contractor Healthcare Environmental Services. The Environment Agency said the firm was… Read More »