A Must Attend Event 

Leaders in Diagnostics 2018 (LiD 2018) London is an inspiring event showcasing the best in imaging, laboratory, cancer, digital pathology, molecular, PoCT and digitalised diagnostics. LiD 2018 is a must attend event, targeted to those who are responsible for managing the smarter delivery of diagnostics services and determining precise diagnosis for their patients.

The Club for Diagnostics Leaders

LiD 2018 will bring together, in one place, on one day, it, over 450 NHS diagnostics leaders including service managers and diagnostic consultant medical doctors from across the UK. Last year the event attracted representatives from 132 NHS Trusts. The event, now in its third year has established itself as “the club for diagnostics leaders”. The event follows the same successful formula as Diagnostics Boot Camp but has matured to be renamed as Leaders in Diagnostics to reflect the calibre of our sponsors and delegates.

The venue IET Savoy Place

The event will be held at the IET Savoy Place, 2 Savoy Pl, London WC2R 0BL on Wednesday November 7th 2018. The venue underwent a £30m refurbishment two years ago and is considered to be one of the most prestigious venues in Central London. Conveniently located on the Embankment, the venue benefits from ample natural light and breath-taking views across the Thames. LiD 2018 has secured the whole venue for Nov 7  2018 to include two auditoriums, five additional theatres, board rooms, business lounges, networking exhibition area and lets meet area. Delegates will enjoy complimentary event catering throughout the day to keep energy levels high and fuel the brain.

Where the wise ones meet

LID 2018 gathers together in one place on one day, NHS radiology, pathology, histopathology and oncology professionals together, great for networking to share know how and ignite new contacts. The event attracts A list delegates and A list sponsors and in past years has always been oversubscribed, so we recommend that you apply for your spot at the event soon to avoid disappointment.

Promoting the Five Mantras of Value Based Diagnostics

The event will include highly relevant content, focusing on the five mantras of delivering value in diagnostic services including:

  1. Achieving healthier patient outcomes
  2. Supporting more informed decisions about diagnosis
  3. Enhancing patient experience and empowering patients
  4. Supporting optimum and cost-efficient patient care
  5. Raising the diagnostics team profile and promoting service excellence

A Choice of Seven Conference Tracks

LiD 2018 offers a choice of 60 speakers slots across seven conference tracks. Delegates should apply for one track that they wish to major the focus of their day on and are also able to attend other tracks subject to space constraints.  

  1. Laboratory Diagnostics
  2. Imaging Diagnostics
  3. Cancer Diagnostics
  4. Digital Pathology Diagnostics
  5. Digitalisation of Diagnostics
  6. PoCT Diagnostics
  7. Molecular Diagnostics

Plan Your Day in Your Way

LiD 2018 provides a flexible format allowing you to structure “your day in your way”; with a choice of experiencing the presentations, workshops, market place exhibitor’s area, business lounge, meet the speakers corner, let’s meet rooms and networking opportunities. 

Join the Conversation

Take a well spent day, away from the busy challenges of your diagnostic service, to network and to discover and share knowledge of best practice. LiD 2018 delivers an effective and enjoyable day in an exclusive, relaxed professional club type setting. Delegates will hear a variety of motivating messages and actionable practical solutions.

Over 300 NHS Diagnostics Leaders from 130 different NHS Hospitals have already secured their spot  @ LiD 2018 

Make sure your NHS hospital is joining the conversation:

  • Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
  • Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham
  • Cambridge University Hospitals
  • Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
  • Darent Valley Hospital
  • Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust
  • East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • East Cheshire NHS Trust
  • East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
  • East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Epsom St Helier Hospitals
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital
  • Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hillingdon Hospital
  • Homerton University Hospital
  • Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Imperial College NHS Trust
  • King’s College Hospital
  • Liverpool Women's Hospital
  • LNWH NHS Trust
  • London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Luton and Dunstable University Hospital
  • Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Milton Keynes University Hospital
  • North Cumbria University Hospital NHS Trust
  • NHS National Services Scotland
  • Ninewells Hospital Dundee
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
  • North Bristol NHS Trust
  • North Middlesex University Hospital
  • Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
  • Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust
  • Oxford University Hospitals
  • Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital, Margate
  • Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS FT
  • Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Hallamshire Hospital
  • Royal Liverpool Broadgreen
  • Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
  • South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw Integrated Care System
  • Southend University Hospital
  • Southport & Ormskirk
  • St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
  • The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
  • Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
  • UCLH
  • University Hospital Lewisham
  • University Hospital North Tees
  • University Hospitals Birmingham
  • University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
  • Guys & St Thomas' Hospital  
  • Weston Area Health Trust
  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust

An event that you can't buy a ticket for. so who can attend?

LiD 2018 is an exclusive event with strict door policies, admission is restricted to qualifying eligible roles for NHS delegates together with sponsors and supporters representatives. In the spirit of creating an exclusive club setting, commercial delegates can only attend the event, if their organisation sponsors or supports LiD 2018. Registration for commercial delegates is not made through this website but via the sponsors package which include an agreed number of commercial delegate passes.

Eligible qualifying NHS roles per track 

Leaders in Diagnostics is free to attend for qualifying NHS diagnostics leaders. LiD 2018 welcomes the following NHS diagnostic leaders from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales: 

Laboratory Diagnostics 

  • Pathology Service Managers, Pathology IT Managers, Quality Managers, Pathologists, Lead BMS’s

Imaging Diagnostics  

  • Radiology Service Managers, PACS/RIS Managers, Radiologists, Lead Radiographers, Lead Sonographers

Cancer Diagnostics 

  • Operations Directors, Medical Directors, Cancer Service Managers, Oncologists, Lead Specialist Oncology Nurses

Digital Pathology Diagnostics 

  • Cellular/Histopathology Service Managers, Pathology Service Managers, Histopathologists, Lead Histopathology BMS’s

Point of Care Testing (PoCT) Diagnostics 

  • PoCT Managers,  PocT Coordinators, Pathology Service Managers, Pathology Quality Managers, PoCT Clinical Leads

Molecular Diagnostics 

  • Pathology Service Managers, Genetic/Molecular Clinical Leads, Lead Genetic/Molecular BMS's, Lead Genetic/Molecular Biologists

Digitalisation of Diagnostics 

  • Radiology Service Managers, RIS/PACs Leads, Pathology Service Managers, Pathology IT Managers, Operations Directors, IT Directors

By Invitation Only LiD Networking Dinner Tuesday 6th November

There is a by invitation only Networking dinner the night before Event @ LiD 2018. A 200 seat restaurant  has been reserved exclusively for the Network @ LiD 2018 event.  To be eligible for being considered to be invited to a place at the LiD 2018 dinner you must have already applied and been approved to attend Event @ LiD 2018. Be sure to register for Event @ LiD 2018 early to maximise your chances of being selected to receive a complimentary invite to the networking dinner. Please note that registration for the dinner is not made through this Event @ LiD 2018 website.


If there was one event that I won’t miss it’s this one, as
it’s refreshing, positively focused on improving patient
outcomes and approaches diagnostics holistically rather
than in silos

2017 Imaging Track Delegate

Out of all the events we have attended this year, this one has
been most successful in terms of engagement with a very
relevant audience

2017 Event Sponsor

The quality of delegates attending the event and buzz
created is unmatched, able to meet different specialists
with a common interest in diagnostics

2017 Digital Pathology Track Delegate

It’s already in the diary for next year – see you at the Club!
A place where you can find a lot of people from different areas
of the NHS under one roof on one day

2017 Event Exhibitor

Excellent broad range of highly relevant presentations,
something for everybody providing a smorgasbord of
experiences resulting in shared learning

2017 Laboratory Track Delegate

Superbly organised, at an excellent venue with plenty of
networking opportunities, difficult to identify how to improve it!

2017 Event Supporter

Great atmosphere, venue filled with a real energy of activity and
networking fuelled by the speakers enthusiasm and relevant content

2017 Cancer Track Delegate

Liked the flexibility of being able to dip in and dip out of
different tracks and attend round table walk in sessions where
experiences were shared

2017 Event Delegate