All Island Diagnostics Conference on Disease Prevention, Infection control and AMR

6th June 2019, Belfast


The All Island Diagnostics conference is an inspiring event examining the role of both molecular and rapid diagnostics in tackling disease, infection and reducing the impact of antimicrobial resistance within our communities and hospitals. The conference and exhibition will explore how Northern Ireland and Ireland health professionals, academics and industry are driving diagnostics usage within laboratories, pharmacies and community practice.

The conference builds on the UK Diagnostics Summit held annually in London and will discuss how diagnostics are tackling cancer, diabetes, sepsis, urinary tract infections and HAI’S. This is a must attend event, targeted to those who are responsible for managing the smarter delivery of diagnostics services and determining precise diagnosis for their patients.

The event will bring together 150 NHS and HSE diagnostics leaders including service managers and diagnostic consultant medical doctors from across Northern Ireland & Ireland.

Why attend?

The Summit will provide information for health professionals including:

  • How diagnostics can achieve healthier patient outcomes
  • The role of Metagenomics for infectious disease diagnosis
  • How diagnostics supports more informed decisions about diagnosis
  • How diagnostics can enhance patient experience and empower decision making
  • Pathology consolidation
  • How diagnostics fit within a patient care pathway
  • The role of digital pathology and AI
  • How to develop a business case for diagnostics
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Pre-Conference Drinks Reception

All delegates, speakers and sponsors are welcomed to a pre-conference drinks reception on the evening of June 5th.

Commencing at 19:30 in the prestigous Kilahan Bar overlooking the fabulous Templepatrick Golf Course.

Who will attend?

Laboratory managers

Medical microbiology / infection control staff

Pathology Service Managers

Pathology IT Managers

Quality Managers

Infection Prevention & Control Directors

Infection & Prevention Nurses


PoCT Managers

PocT Coordinators

Pathology IT Managers

Pathology Service Managers

Pathology Quality Managers

PoCT Clinical Leads

Genetic/Molecular Clinical Leads

Operations Directors

Medical Directors

Cancer Service Managers