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27 April 2016  
BIVDA and Diabetes UK call for urgent action on blood glucose monitoring
By @ 15:58 :: 116 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 :: 897 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 :: 949 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 :: 1113 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 :: 1307 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 :: 1089 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 :: 1162 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 :: 2240 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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23 January 2014  Rebecca Bellars
Government has made progress delivering Strategy for UK Life Sciences, but there’s more to do, says LifeSciencesUK
By Rebecca Bellars @ 10:23 :: 2961 Views ::

A review of the government’s Strategy for UK Life Sciences has found that eight out of the 13 initiatives reviewed have made notable progress towards the actions and commitments set out in the original strategy, but there is still much more work to do to meet the strategy’s original objectives.

For more information, and to see the report click here. 

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15 August 2013  BIVDA admin
BIVDA's In-house Testing Audit "Safe and consistent? The regulation of pathology testing" is published
By BIVDA admin @ 12:10 :: 2480 Views ::

Safe and consistent? The regulation of pathology testing

An audit of in-house testing and industry recommendations for the future to ensure safety and quality of test results



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