Annette Plüddemann


Director: Diagnostic Horizon Scan Programme

Annette is the Director of the Diagnostic Horizon Scan Programme, which is part of the Oxford NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative ( Her research aims to identify and assess the evidence for innovations in diagnostic technologies likely to have a significant impact in primary care, and disseminating this information to NHS bodies, such as the Health Technology Assessment Programme and the NICE Diagnostics Assessment Programme.

She is also the interim Course Director for the M.Sc. in Evidence-based Health Care, co-ordinator of the Evidence-Based Diagnosis and Screening module and a tutor for the Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (

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