Medical devices

Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Ministry of Health and Care Services

Medical devices range from simple bandages and spectacles, through implantable devices and equipment, to diagnose and screen, to sophisticated minimal invasive surgery equipment.

Medical devices range from simple bandages and spectacles, through implantable devices and equipment to diagnose and screen, to sophisticated minimal invasive surgery equipment. 

The Directorate for Health and Social Affairs in Norway runs the medical device database where all medical devices must be registered.

Guidelines on notification for clinical investigation of medical devices in Norway can be downloaded from the Directorate's home page:

Medical devices: Guidelines on notification

For more information in English on medical devices, please visit the European Commission's home page:

Enterprise and industry: Medical devices