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MedTech in a Changing World 2022

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MedTech in a Changing World is the theme of MedConnect North‘s 2022 event.

This free, in-person, event will be held at Ramside Hall Hotel in County Durham.

The…

Real world evaluation and pathway analysis webinar

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Health Network North is excited to be launching a programme of free webinars to help industry access the NHS. Various events will be happening throughout the…

Moving the Diagnostics North East conference online in 2021

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Recently Diagnostics North East hosted a virtual conference to showcase the unique expertise available within the network for diagnostic developers.

Over 180 individuals attended the Diagnostics North…

Supporting the development of a new blood test for prostate cancer

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We are helping GlycoScoreDx Ltd. to commercialise their diagnostic test for improved detection of prostate cancer.

Every 45 minutes one man dies of prostate cancer in the UK. Developing better…

NIHR SME Consultation

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The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) are hosting an online consultation with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

They are specifically interested in gathering the views of SMEs…

Evaluating diagnostics to help with the emergency care of patients with a suspected stroke

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We are collaborating with the Newcastle University Stroke Research Group to examine diagnostics that may improve the emergency care of patients with a suspected stroke.

There are around 100,000 strokes…

MedTech Integrates 2021

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An expert panel discussed the impact of COVID-19 on the diagnostics sector at a one-day gathering of medical technology organisations, clinicians and regulators.

On 22 June 2021 Dr Joy Allen…

Evaluating a rapid test for diagnosing a childhood respiratory virus

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Speeding up the diagnosis of respiratory syncytial virus, using tests like the Roche Cobas Liat system, could reduce the spread of infection and produce cost savings for NHS hospitals.

It…

Examining the potential benefits of a near bedside test for Clostridium difficile infection

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Faster diagnosis of Clostridium difficile should reduce the spread of infection and improve use of NHS resources in hospitals.

Clostridium difficile (C.diff) is a bacterium that can infect the bowel…

Companion diagnostics for advanced therapies webinar

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We were delighted to co-host a webinar with the Advanced Therapy Treatment Centre network on the development of companion diagnostics for advanced therapies.

Amanda Winter, a Diagnostic Evaluation Healthcare Scientist…

Shaping the design of a home test for monitoring chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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We helped the UK based company Mologic win a £2M award and work with patients to further develop their test for early identification of a flare-up.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease…