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NHS Navigation Day, 21st March 2024

Are you a HealthTech SME or innovator looking to navigate the NHS? Join this Navigation Day to obtain insight into the NHS, and the fundamentals for scaling your HealthTech venture including: - NHS Landscape: Understand the structure of the NHS and healthcare - Regulatory Environment: ‘Is my technology a medical device?’ - Health Economics: An introduction to economic evaluation of health innovations - NHS Business Cases: What you…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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Pioneering genetic biobank to start recruiting patients on stroke prevention medicines

The pioneering Yellow Card Biobank, a pilot launched by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Genomics England, has begun investigating a new group of medicines used to prevent strokes known as Direct Oral Anticoagulants. The Yellow Card Biobank aims to help understand how a patient’s genetic makeup can impact the safety of their medicines and forms part of…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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BIVDA to hold EDI Summit on 30 April

BIVDA will be hosting an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Summit 2024 ‘Barriers to Inclusion’  on 30 April to discuss topics that include, but are not limited to, the following: Gender Disability Race Neurodiversity LGBTQIA Well-Being It is important for organisations to be aware of and understand the barriers that may be in place preventing equity and inclusion within the…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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Report reveals importance of diagnostic services to patients while exposing barriers

A report from the Patients Association has shown that diagnostic services are a key priority for patients, with 93% calling for greater investment to deliver faster testing and diagnoses in future. The report, which draws on the responses of over a thousand UK patients, discovered that 60% of patients would consider paying for testing if faced with a lengthy wait…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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BIVDA member selected for the Government’s IDAP pilot

BIVDA is delighted that one of our members, Upfront Diagnostics, is one of only eight companies to be selected for the exclusive Innovative Devices Access Pathway pilot. Their portable blood test, LVOne, could help paramedics identify stroke patients more quickly. Currently, ambulance workers can’t recognise a patient with a blood clot blocking the flow of blood and oxygen to their…
Ben Kemp
February 21, 2024
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£100m boost in AI research to propel innovations

Nine new research hubs located across the UK will deliver revolutionary AI technologies while a further 10 scoping studies will help to define responsible AI. The hubs will provide focused investment that will enable AI to evolve and tackle complex problems across applications from healthcare treatments to power-efficient electronics. From combating cyber threats, to supporting better health treatments and delivering…
Dawn
February 14, 2024
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AMS Cross-sector Experience Award Scheme

As part of the Academy of Medical Sciences’ Cross-Sector Programme, the Academy is offering competitive funding through their new scheme: Cross-Sector Experience Awards. This funding scheme, offering up to £100,000, is targeted at those who want to experience working in a different organisation to their own, to develop their understanding of a new sector, gain additional skills and foster new…
Dawn
February 14, 2024