Informative Note

Coronavirus: Exceptional Regime for MDs and PPE


In response to the challenges raised by the current Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has introduced exceptional and temporary measures that apply to the manufacture, importation, and placement and availability on the market of medical devices and personal protective equipment.

The aim of the measures now adopted is to streamline the procedures to assess compliance with the legally imposed health, safety and performance requirements.

This note will explain the changes that have been made to the procedures to assess medical devices and personal protective equipment.


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Impacts and challenges for businesses in Portugal

PLMJ has created a multidisciplinary team dedicated to analysing the legal and operational challenges that businesses are facing. Our team’s mission is work hand-in-hand with our clients to find the best solutions to mitigate the risks and to relieve some of the pressure they are under.

We have created a Coronavirus Hub to share practical information to help mitigate the risks for companies in Portugal.

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