Tagged: diagnostics

Diagnostics looks to the future with 2020 visioning event

Staff from across the five pillars of diagnostics came together in London on 17 September for a Diagnostics “visioning” event to look at planning for diagnostics in 2020. The aim was to try to predict, anticipate and prepare for the … Read more → – Diagnostics looks to the future with 2020 visioning event

Diagnostics Atlas of Variation planned for Autumn launch

The Office of the Chief Scientific Officer is contributing to an Atlas of Variation covering the five pillars of Diagnostics for publication in the Autumn. The NHS Atlas of Variation series are produced by the NHS RightCare programme and support … Read more → – Diagnostics Atlas of Variation planned for Autumn launch

Plymouth histopathology team win NHS Innovation Challenge prize

The histopathology team from Plymouth Hospitals Trust won £50,000 in the second round of the NHS Innovation Challenge prize for a project that significantly improved turnaround times for cancer diagnosis. The team, led by scientists Madeleine Stephens and Carole Stoddard, … Read more → – Plymouth histopathology team win NHS Innovation Challenge prize

The five pillars of Diagnostics

Diagnostic services across the NHS fit in to five main groups – the ‘Five Pillars of Diagnostics’ stretching across healthcare science and beyond. These are: Endoscopy Physiological diagnostics Pathology Genetics Imaging Within the Department of Health, there are National Clinical … Read more → – The five pillars of Diagnostics