Not Another User Manual!

An exhausting, though a very vital, part of the whole medical device manufacturing process is the development of the Instructions for Use (IFU). Why exhausting, you may ask? Well, I am sure that any medical device manufacturer who has had the pleasure to generate an IFU would definitely back me up on this. So, what…

The Human Factors of PPE

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic we have focused very closely on using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as disposable gloves, masks, face shields and disposable garments. These are ideal precautions to resist the spread of the virus, to control and to minimise the personal effect on each of us. As a team of…

Adding more expertise to the family!

We are excited to announce the new arrival of Isobelle Wong (Above Left) to the THAY Medical team as a Junior Human Factors Engineer. Having just finished University, Isobelle brings a Psychology background to the team to enable us to focus further on the cognitive human factors that are increasingly important to understand. She has…

Emojis in Medical Devices

Technology is everywhere we look today; and with it are recognisable graphics, branding, logos and emoji’s. Anyone with a smartphone, tablet or computer will be familiar with the emoji. Emojis are ideograms, that show facial expressions, symbols and a number of other characteristics. The original meaning of the word emoji comes from the Japanese language.…