Reports and resources
Horizon scanning reports
The Oxford Diagnostic Horizon Scan Programme identifies new and emerging diagnostic technologies relevant to primary care in the NHS. Over 45 reports have been published to date.
Wearable technologies seminar series
From November 2016 until May 2017, NIHR DEC Oxford ran a series of seminars focusing on wearable devices, imaging devices and digital health-related technologies. The seminar series provided a platform for the health technology industry to present their ideas and products to a multidisciplinary group of researchers and clinicians.
The potential for wearable technology in ambulatory care
Keith Errey from Isansys demonstrates the Patient Engine, a device which uses wireless technology to monitor a patient in real time.Case study
Precision antibiotic prescribing in primary care
Jacob Haddad from AccruRx on building a data-driven rapid diagnostic to reduce antibiotic prescribing in primary care.
Asthma/COPD management in primary care: N-Tidal personal respiratory monitor
Jeremy Walsh from CRiL overviews N-Tidal and transforming the management of respiratory diseases.Case study
New models of care for epilepsy
Dr Rupert Page, Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Lead at the Dorset Epilepsy Service discusses the issues surrounding epilepsy and how wearable technology can help.Case study
UK Diagnostics Forum
Reports and presentations from the UK Diagnostics Forums.
UK Diagnostics Forum 2011
Innovation in diagnostics and healthcare: improving bench-to-bedside process for testing.Get the report
UK Diagnostics Forum 2016
Disruptive diagnostics - how diagnostics can change more than delivering diagnostic information alone.More information
UK Diagnostics Forum 2013
Fast-tracking the evidence for implementing diagnostic testsGet the report
UK Diagnostics Forum 2017
With speakers from BIVDA, Innovate UK, NHS England and industry.More information
Workshops and other resources
Antimicrobial resistance: Diagnostic Solutions Workshop
Hosted at St Hugh's College Oxford in January 2017, the workshop brought together academics, industry representatives and clinicians to discuss diagnostic solutions to antimicrobial resistance.Find out more
'DECisions' - the diagnostics board game
Designed to help illustrate the evidence gathering and regulatory pathway that a new diagnostic test would have to follow in order for the device to be implemented in clinical practice.Find out more