The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) is the national industry association for companies with major involvement and interest in the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) industry. BIVDA represents both manufacturers and distributors who are active in the UK. It is not just an association of UK diagnostic companies; all IVD companies, irrespective of their national origin, are eligible to become members of BIVDA. 

As well as providing a range of support services for its members, BIVDA pursues a strategy of raising the awareness of the clinical and cost utility of diagnostics in the provision of effective healthcare in the UK. Our Code of Conduct governing members business practice is an integral part of the association.

BIVDA Press Releases

Autumn Statement 2016: BIVDA’s Response More

BIVDA Response to Cancer Research UK Report on Pathology Services More

BIVDA responds to the final report of the Accelerated Access Review More

BIVDA Attends UN Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance More

BIVDA, ABPI and CRUK release briefing on new arrangements for commissioning and funding of six molecular diagnostic tests for cancer More

BIVDA publishes report looking at the point of care testing environment in the UK More

BIVDA and Diabetes UK call for urgent action on blood glucose monitoring More

BIVDA joins declaration by industry on combating antimicrobial resistance More

BIVDA Launches Vision for Increasing Access to Molecular Diagnostics More

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News, Policy & Media

Sir Hugh Taylor publishes the Accelerated Access Review More

UN declaration on antimicrobial resistance signed More

BIVDA comments on the Government’s response to the O’Neill Review on AMR More

Government publishes response to O'Neill Review on Antimicrobial Resistance More

Multi-million pound package to achieve NHS digital excellence announced in response to Wachter review More

Cervical cancer screening samples to be tested for HPV first More

Bowel cancer screening programme in England More

BIVDA's response to the final recommendations of the Review on AMR More

Discovery Awards launched to help teams progress ideas for the Longitude Prize More


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Rob Berry, The AHSN Network / Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN

Rob Berry, The AHSN Network / Kent Surrey Sussex AHSN



Recent Posts

World Diabetes Day 2016 - Guest Blog from Diabetes UK More

Healthy lungs, do you Breathe Easy? - Guest Blog from the British Lung Foundation More

Announcing the results of our last submissions as we celebrate our first anniversary - Guest Blog from the Longitude Prize More

The fight against antimicrobial resistance across Europe - Guest Blog from Nesta More

wear it pink for Breast Cancer Now - Guest Blog More

BIVDA dates

22 Feb - Point of Care WP
24 Feb - Precision Diagnostics WP
3 Mar - Regulatory Affairs WP
15 Mar - Diabetes WP
8 May - BIVDA 25th Anniversary reception - STD
9 May - BIVDA Spring General Meeting

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