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Newcastle awarded multimillion investment to establish HealthTech Research Centre

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The NIHR has awarded Newcastle close to £3M of government funding to develop and evaluate new innovative technology solutions for better diagnosis for people across the country.

The funding from…

Mastering the Pitch – NHIP Academy Fellows Forum Workshop

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Survey participants wanted to prioritise unmet diagnostics needs in care homes

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Opportunity to help prioritise the use of diagnostics in care homes.

In June 2021, we successfully applied for over £50,000 from the National Institute for Health and…

Supporting the detection of cardiovascular disease

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We have produced an overview of rapid tests for cholesterol.

Heart and circulatory disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, causes 1 in 4 deaths in the UK. The

Assessing the accuracy and cost of using near patient tests for influenza

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Faster diagnosis of flu in hospitals, using tests like the Alere i Influenza A & B NPT, could save the NHS money.

Background

Influenza (Flu) is a respiratory illness caused by…

Examining a blood test for detecting severe infection

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The MR-proADM test could help to identify patients with an infection who are deteriorating and at risk of sepsis.

Patients admitted to hospital with an infection have their National Early…

Three years of the insight panel

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As they reach their three-year anniversary, the NIHR Newcastle MIC insight panel for patients, public and carers reflect on how they have made a difference to our work.

We held…

The NIHR Newcastle MIC are delighted to be part of a team crowned winners at regional health awards

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We enjoyed success at the annual Bright Ideas in Health Awards alongside the team led by POCKiT Diagnostics and Newcastle University.

The team were named winners in the Development of…

North East Innovation Lab achieves UKAS accreditation in recognition of its high standards

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Delighted to share that the North East Innovation Lab, part of Newcastle Hospitals, has achieved a major milestone with accreditation to an international standard.

The lab has been awarded accreditation…

The NIHR Newcastle MIC shortlisted in the Bright Ideas in Health Awards

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We are delighted to be named as a finalist in two categories at this year’s Bright Ideas In Health Awards.

Now in its 18th year, these prestigious awards celebrate the…

Tools for Improving Clinical Diagnostics & Partnering

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We are delighted to share that BioNow are partnering with Durham University to host a free event on Wednesday 7 December 2022.

The event will provide an opportunity for academics…

Bright Ideas In Health Awards 2022

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We are delighted to share that the Bright Ideas in Health Awards are back and open for entries!

These awards are celebrating their 18th year and are organised by the…