2019 All Island Diagnostic Conference on Disease prevention, Infection Control and AMR

2019 All Island Diagnostic Conference on Disease prevention, Infection Control and AMR, point of care, antibiotic prescribing | Medical Supply Company

When : 06th June 2019

Where : Belfast

The All Island Diagnositc conference builds on the annual UK Diagnostic Summit discussing how diagnostics are tackling Sepsis, Cancer, Diabetes, UTI’s and HAI’s.

The conference will explore how health professionals, academics and industry are driving diagnostics usage within laboratories, pharmacies and community practice.

This event is aimed at diagnostic leaders, diagnostic consultant medical doctors and service managers.

The event will discuss :

  • How diagnostics can support more informed decisions about diagnosis.
  • The role of Metagenomics for infectious disease diagnosis.
  • How diagnostics can achieve better clinical outcomes for patients with serious infections and diseases.
  • The Role of digital pathology and AI.
  • How diagnositcs fits within a patient care pathway.
  • How to develop a business case for diagnosis.

Medical Supply Company will be on hand with their latest partner Accelerate Diagnostic’s product, Accelerate Pheno™ system . This exciting product range will change the landscape of the microbiology lab enabling clinicans improve care for patients with serious infections and shorten hospital stays. The Accelerate Pheno™ system has an average results identification in less than 90 minutes, and antibiotic susceptibility in approx. 7 hours.


Session 1

08:45 – 09:30 – Delegate Registration
09:30 – 09:35 – Chair Introduction
09:35 – 09:50 – The role of Diagnostics within Northern Ireland
09:50 – 10:05 – Changing practice in Sheffield: a long-term, clinical perspective
10:05 – 10:20 – Diagnostics within a One Health Environment
10:20 – 10:35 – Assessment of the potential reduction of inappropriate antibiotic prescribing from a community pharmacy cough, cold and flu service using point-of-care testing.
10:35 – 10:50 – A novel multiplex solution for point of care testing in infectious diseases
10:50 – 11:10 – Improvement in the quality and reproducibility of diagnostic assays
11:10 – 11:30 – Refreshments & Expo

Session 2

Practical pathways to implementing diagnostics 2 streams dedicated to practical diagnostic implementation solutions

11:30 – 12:40 – Break-Out Sessions
12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch & Expo

Session 3

Future methodology and studies for Diagnostics in the UK

13:30 – 13:50 – Rapid metagenomic diagnosis of hospital-acquired pneumonia
13:50 – 14:10 – LAMP based rapid, near patient detection of bacterial meningitis
14:10 – 14:30 – Antibiotic prescribing in Early Infant Development; The role of Point of Care Biomarkers
14:30 – 14:50 – Clinical impact of rapid susceptibility testing
14:50 – 15:10 – Refreshment & Networking
15:10 – 15:30 – How to accelerate innovation through evidence-based approach
15:30 – 16:30 – How do we make a macro-economic case for Diagnostics within the UK Healthcare System? in collaboration with Aquarius Population Health
16:30 – Conference close

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