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.

Postgraduate on-line learning programme in:
Clinical Health Sciences Molecular Pathology
MRC/EPSRC Newcastle Molecular Pathology Node, in conjunction with the NIHR DEC, is providing a range of on-line learning modules to enable you to gain expertise in molecular pathology and diagnostic evaluation and its relation to stratified and personalised medicine. See the flyer for more details. 

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