London In Vitro Diagnostics

UK Diagnostic Summit


Wednesday, 8th November 2017

The 2017 Diagnostics Summit will address how Diagnostics are supporting prevention of hospital admissions across the UK. Drawing on best-practice and expertise from key leaders at the forefront of Diagnostics research and development, the Summit will explore how Diagnostics are being implemented at community care and secondary health levels including within Laboratory’s to prevent disease and infection. Bringing together European leading experts via presentations, workshops and case studies the Summit will look at how Diagnostics are currently improving patient outcomes.

We will explore:

  • Current diagnostic testing in GP surgeries and Pharmacies
  • How Diagnostics can be funded and funding barriers
  • Reasearch on rapid testing
  • Children diagnostics
  • Point of care testing
  • The role of diagnostics within pharmacies
  • Home care diagnostics
  • Education on testing and accuracy
  • Patient and Clinical pathways
  • Holistic approach to prevention

Key health areas examined in the Summit include:

  • Sexual Health
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Antibiotic Resistance
  • Sepsis
  • Obesity
  • Urinary Infections

Hosted at the prestigious Wellcome Trust, London, the Summit will bring together key, decision makers, experts, industries and those at the forefront of preventative medicine, including:

  • Prescribers
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Health and Wellbeing Boards
  • Community Pharmacists
  • Pharmacists
  • Lead Antimicrobial Pharmacist
  • Clinical Quality Manager
  • Heads of Medicines Management
  • Prescribing Support Pharmacist
  • Health Improvement Manager
  • Senior Commissioning Manager