The Club for Diagnostics Leaders

LiD 2018 provides a unique opportunity for diagnostics leaders from all disciplines, to meet, be inspired and share knowledge, in one place, on one day. The event is a catalyst to make improvements in diagnostic services happen. The event is free to attend for qualifying NHS diagnostic managers and NHS diagnostic medical consultants.


Leaders in Diagnostics London 2018

LiD 2018 is being staged at IET Savoy Place, an impressive conference venue, conveniently located on London’s Embankment. The venue offers state of the art facilities including two tiered auditoriums, seminar rooms, board rooms, meeting rooms and networking areas with natural light, making if the perfect venue for LiD 2018 . The event will feature high calibre speakers delivering content which is highly relevant in short and to the point presentations.

LiD 2018 has reserved the whole venue making a great setting for over 600 delegates to meet, share and be inspired on Wed 7th November 2018. Delegates will enjoy extensive catering and refreshments throughout the day and also benefit from planning their day with an event app. 


Wednesday 7th November 2018 


IET Savoy Place, 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL UK

“My Day in My Way” Options

  • Speaker Sessions choice of seven conference tracks
  • Breakout Workshops
  • Business Lounge
  • Market Place Exhibitors Area
  • Let’s Meet Bookable Rooms
  • Meet the Speakers Corner
  • Networking Opportunities

Seven Conference Tracks 

  1.      Laboratory Diagnostics Track
  2.      Imaging Diagnostics Track
  3.      Cancer Diagnostics Track 
  4.      Digital Pathology Diagnostics Track
  5.      Point of Care Testing (PoCT) Track
  6.      Molecular Diagnostics Track
  7.      Digitalisation of Diagnostics Track 

Event Registration

08:00 to 09:00 registration

Event Starts

09:00 sharp

Event Finishes

17:00 followed by networking drinks until 18.30

Who Can Attend?

Invited NHS and qualifying NHS diagnostic managers and NHS diagnostic consultants together with representatives from LiD 2018 sponsors and supporter’s organisations.

LiD 2018 welcomes the following eligible diagnostic leaders roles from NHS England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales:

Laboratory Diagnostics Leaders including Pathology Service Managers, Pathology IT Managers, Quality Managers, Pathologists & Lead BMS’s.

Imaging Diagnostics Leaders including Radiology Service Managers, PACS/RIS Managers, Radiologists, Lead Radiographers & Lead Sonographers.

Cancer Diagnostics Leaders including Operations Directors, Medical Directors, Cancer Service Managers, Oncologists & Lead Specialist Oncology Nurses.

Digital Pathology Diagnostics Leaders including Cellular/Histopathology Service Managers, Histopathologists, Pathology Service Managers & Lead Histopathology BMS’s.

PoCT Diagnostics Leaders including PocT Service Managers, PoCT Coordinators, PoCT Clinical Leads, Pathology Service Managers & Quality Managers

Molecular Diagnostics Leaders including Molecular Service Managers, Molecular Clinical Leads, Clinical Geneticist, Lead Molecular Biologists, Lead Molecular Technologists & Pathology Service Managers

Digitalisation of Diagnostics Leaders including Pathology IT managers, RIS/PACS managers, Pathology Service Managers & Imaging Service Managers

Strict Door Policies

LiD 2018 operates a strict door policy welcoming invited NHS and qualifying NHS diagnostic managers to register. In the spirit of creating an exclusive club setting, commercial delegates can only attend the event if their organisation sponsors or supports the Leaders in Diagnostics event.

Commercial delegates should not apply for registration via this website, as attendance is only allowed through delegate passes included within either sponsor or supporter packages. If you are interested in getting involved in LiD 2018 as either a sponsor or supporter please get in touch via the “Become a Sponsor” or "Contact Us" page.

Registration Approval Process

When you submit a request to attend the LiD 2018 event you will receive an acknowledgement email, stating that your registration is pending whilst we perform an eligibilty check. Once we have vetted your application you will either receive an email confirming your registration is approved or denied. Please do not make any non cancellable travel or hotel arrangements until you receive the confirmation email. We commit to vet your application within 4 hours of receipt. 

No Show & Late Cancellation Policy

Although LID 2018 is a free event FOR qualifying and invited NHS delegates, delegate attendance is associated with a significant cost and opportunity cost to other potential delegates, which cannot be recovered in the event of late cancellations or no shows. Leaders in Diagnostics therefore will invoice the following charges in cases of late cancellations and no-shows to recoup some of these costs.

Until Monday October 8th 2018

  • No fee

From Tuesday 9th October 2018 until Wed October 31st 2018

  • £100 + VAT

From Thursday November 1st 2018 onwards and no shows

  • £150 + VAT

Public Transport 

The venue is within a five minute walk from either:

Temple London Underground Station accessible by Circle (yellow) line/ District (green) line

or Embankment London Underground Station accessible by Northern (black) line, Bakerloo (brown) line, Circle (yellow) line or District (green) line

or Charing Cross mainline station.


LiD 2018 does not have any direct arrangements for hotels, so we suggest you make your own arrangements which meet your budget and preferences. Nearby affordable hotel chains include Ibis, Premier Inn, Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express. We recommend the use of to secure the best deal for your hotel arrangements, searching using the venue postcode WC2R 0BL.

Dress Code

Business or Smart Casual

Cloakroom Facilities

There is a cloakroom service at the venue if you need to store coats, suitcases and other cases.

How to find IET Savoy Place