This wide range of products make hearts beat and people walk. But if not of high quality, medical devices can disrupt consumers’ daily lives.
BEUC works to introduce proper pre-market assessment in the EU, a more coherent, risk-based classification system and better market surveillance. Such conditions are essential to guarantee European consumers timely access to innovative treatment without compromising safety.
Consumers have the right to receive more and better information on medical devices. Where problems occur, consumers should receive proper follow up and proper compensation for the damage they have suffered.