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Industry update: ARI hubs pilot

BIVDA and ABHI working jointly with NHS England to in using point of care tests in ARI hubs to support the delivery of a pilot which will benefit patients in the long term. Context NHS England is working with the ABHI and BIVDA to deliver a pilot that will use of point of care tests in acute respiratory infections (ARI)…
Natalie Creaney
March 31, 2023
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Point of Care Technologies for use in ambulances

A message from Prof Rick Body, in his role as Director of the Diagnostics and Technology Accelerator (DiTA) in Manchester regarding Point of Care tests for ambulance use – see the link here. What is DiTA? Effectively operating like the MICs but independent of NIHR, to support and catalyse the generation of high quality evidence for new diagnostics and medical…
Ben Kemp
March 24, 2023
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Near Patient Testing Working Party – February 2023

Doris-Ann covered the innovation Service and the signposting for companies for new products and innovations for the NHS. The group were very keen to understand the pathways and BIVDA will be looking at ways to make the process clear and easy to follow for members to access this service. For further information on the Innovation Service, please contact doris-ann@bivda.org.uk. Helen…
Ben Kemp
March 3, 2023
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Near Patient Testing Working Party – call for a Vice Chair

The NPT WP wants to appoint a vice chair to help set the agendas and topics for this member group. It is an exciting opportunity to help shape the future in POC and near patient testing and the activity in the NHS is substantial with dealing with the backlog, if you are interested in hearing more about this position, please…
Ben Kemp
February 10, 2023