Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Newcastle

The Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Newcastle is a partnership between Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Newcastle University.

The NIHR DEC Newcastle facilitates the generation of high quality evidence on clinical validity, utility and cost-effectiveness of in vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVDs) for use in the NHS.
For more information see About us

News & Developments

Adopting MedTech for Patient Benefit 2016
11 Feb 2016, Centre for Life, Newcastle
130 delegates gathered in Newcastle to hear George Freeman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Life Sciences speak on the Government's continued support for the growth of the medtech sector in the UK. He also reminded the audience of the continuing support for health research, predominantly via the NIHR, following the recent Comprehensive Spending Review settlement. The audience also heard presentations from Prof Sue Hill, NHS England, and Carla Deakin, NICE. 

Please see our Events page for more information and presentations from the day.

 "MMPathIC Industry workshop – a roadmap for collaboration” 7th April 2016, Manchester   - see event calendar for more details 

The Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2016 is now open for entries

The 5th annual UK Diagnostics Forum will take place on 26-27 May 2016 at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Organised by the NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative Oxford in collaboration with NICE, Innovate UK and the British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA), this is a meeting of industry, academia and healthcare developing ways to facilitate the utilisation and adoption of innovative tests through good quality evidence.

Further information including the programme can be downloaded here

Bookings will go live at 12.30pm today, Wednesday 9th March: click here to register

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