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08 July 2016  
BIVDA, ABPI and CRUK release briefing on new arrangements for commissioning and funding of six molecular diagnostic tests for cancer
By @ 13:57 :: 286 Views ::

BIVDA, ABPI and CRUK have released a stakeholder briefing to clarify the new arrangements for commissioning and funding of six molecular diagnostic tests for cancer in the NHS in England for 2016/17. 

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27 June 2016  
BIVDA publishes report looking at the point of care testing environment in the UK
By @ 15:45 :: 473 Views ::

BIVDA has today published a report looking at the findings of its survey of point of care coordinators within secondary care in the UK.  

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27 April 2016  
BIVDA and Diabetes UK call for urgent action on blood glucose monitoring
By @ 15:58 :: 380 Views ::

BIVDA and Diabetes UK are calling for healthcare professionals (HCPs) to take urgent action and check their patients’ blood glucose meter systems for compliance ahead of the implementation of ISO Standard 15197: 2013 in May.

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21 January 2016  
BIVDA joins declaration by industry on combating antimicrobial resistance
By @ 09:32 :: 1318 Views ::

BIVDA has joined more than 80 leading international pharmaceutical, generics, diagnostics and biotechnology companies, as well as key industry bodies, in coming together to call on governments and industry to work in parallel in taking comprehensive action against drug-resistant infections – so-called ‘superbugs’ – with a joint declaration launched today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

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20 January 2016  
BIVDA Launches Vision for Increasing Access to Molecular Diagnostics
By @ 11:10 :: 1407 Views ::

A new report from the British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) has called for NHS England to develop a national framework for the commissioning of molecular diagnostics. Read on to find out more information.

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25 November 2015  
BIVDA’s Response to the Spending Review and Autumn Statement
By @ 14:02 :: 1520 Views ::

BIVDA's Chief Executive Doris-Ann Williams MBE has responded to the 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

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11 August 2015  
David Horne announced as President of BIVDA
By @ 11:56 :: 1493 Views ::

The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association has appointed David Horne as President of the Association, who takes up office with immediate effect.

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27 July 2015  
Six major projects to bring innovative pathology tests to patients
By @ 12:04 :: 1299 Views ::

To support molecular pathology, the MRC and EPSRC have supported six nodes led by the universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle and Nottingham. Each node brings researchers, clinicians and industry together to develop molecular diagnostic tools, to enable stratification, in disease areas such as cancer, respiratory diseases, digestive disease, infections, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis and lupus.

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20 July 2015  
All Party Parliamentary Group established to raise profile of UK Life Sciences sector
By @ 10:48 :: 1354 Views ::

Today the new All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Life Sciences holds its official launch event in Parliament. The group has been established to raise awareness and understanding of the valuable contribution the life sciences sector provides to the health and the wealth of the nation.

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28 January 2014  Rebecca Bellars
BIVDA responds to independent review of pathology services in England
By Rebecca Bellars @ 15:44 :: 2427 Views ::

BIVDA welcomes the Pathology Quality Assurance Review; ensuring that we have practices fit for the modern NHS must be a priority, especially if we are going to achieve our ambition to have an NHS that offers the best outcomes to patients each and every day.

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