UK Diagnostics Summit

03 December 2020, London


The 2020 Agenda is to be confirmed, but you can view last year’s agenda below, with links to the PDFs of the presentations.

2019 Agenda

Session 1 – Barriers to Adoption

08:45 – Delegate Registration, Refreshments, Networking and Exhibition co-hosted with ‘Antibiotic Stewardship in Animal Health & Food Supply Chains’ attendees

09:30 - Conference Chair Introduction

Speaker: Doris-Ann Williams MBE, Chief Executive, BIVDA

09:40 – Keynote address – Role of Diagnostics in the Human Health AMR Programme

10:10 – NIHR enabling the highest quality diagnostic device evidence for care adoption

Speaker: Paul Dark, Chair in Critical Care Medicine, Research Professor, The University of Manchester

10:30 – Evaluation of the effectiveness of CRP testing in community pharmacy

10:45 – Panel Debate & Audience Q&A – Have we got a health landscape fit for In-Vitro Diagnostic adoption?

Chair: Scott Buckler, Conference Director

Panelist: Doris-Ann Williams MBE, Chief Executive, BIVDA

Panelist: Professor Paul Dark , Chair in Critical Care Medicine, Research Professor, The University of Manchester

Panelist: Professor Gail Hayward, Deputy Director of the CH-MIC

Panelist: Stephen Lynn, Business Manager, Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC)

11:10 – Refreshments, Networking and Exhibitions

Session 2 – Evaluating Data, Economis and Technology

11:30 – The evidence cycle for the comprehensive evaluation of diagnostic tests

12:10 – Improving the quality and reproducibility of diagnostic assays

12:25 – How do we make a macro-economic case for Diagnostics within the UK Healthcare System? in collaboration with Aquarius Population Health

12:45 – Personalised and coordinated healthcare in the outpatient setting

13:00 – Lunch, Networking and Exhibition co hosted with AMR stewardship attendees

Session 3 – Diagnostics in Action

13:40 – Cough, cold and flu service- Addressing antibiotic resistance

14:00 – Flexible Automation Solutions for Lateral Flow Test (LFDA) Production

14:20 – Sore throat test and treat service within Community Pharmacies

14:40 – Flu point of care testing reduces antibiotic use

15:00 – Reducing antimicrobial prescribing

Speaker: Dr Anita Sharma, Clinical Lead, Oldham GP Federation

15:20 – How to accelerate innovation through evidence-based approach

15:40 – Audience Q&A