Welcome to Diagnostics North East

Diagnostics North East (DxNE) is a network of organisations supporting the development, evaluation and adoption of diagnostics for better patient outcomes.

This innovative initiative brings together a wide range of research infrastructures, capabilities and resources across the North East of England.

As a connected network, we can help diagnostic developers with every stage of the development pathway including research, evaluation and adoption of their technologies into healthcare systems and represents an effective collaboration between organisations including:

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle University, The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC), NIHR Newcastle In Vitro Diagnostic Co-operative (NIHR Newcastle MIC), NovoPath, MedConnect North, National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Innovation Observatory, Northern Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering (NMPCE), NMPCE - Health Technology Assessment encompassing Newcastle NICE External Assessment Centre (EAC), NMPCE - Health Technology Consultancy, Newcastle Health Innovation Partners (NHIP) and Integrated Covid Hub North East (ICHNE) Innovation Lab.

Diagnostics North East is committed to facilitating greater opportunities to improve patient health and wellbeing through a common vision and approach.

Whether you choose to complete our online form or contact us directly through our inbox, you will receive efficient triaging. This is to ensure you get the support you need and are directed to the relevant partner as soon as possible.

More information on the partners is available via the Diagnostics North East Directory of Service where you can also contact them directly.

The Diagnostics North East team is dedicated to improving the efficiency and effectiveness of interactions between companies, clinicians and academic researchers.

Support is available throughout the year in addition to an annual conference to showcase the world class resources and expertise available.

Save the date!

Annual Conference 2021 - Precision Diagnostics for Precision Medicine

This year's annual DxNE Conference will take place on 13th October 2021

Read more about the work of our partners.