What is NICE 2018?

NICE 2018 is a one day annual conference that brings together the latest developments in clinical improvement, health technologies and patient-centred quality care.

What are the key themes?

This year the event will focus on:

  • Life sciences – value and vision
  • Digital health
  • Patient-centred quality care

Who organises NICE 2018?

NICE 2018 is an event that runs in partnership between The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence and Dods.

Where will NICE 18 be held?

This one day conference will take place at the Hilton Deansgate Hotel Manchester on 26 June 2018. There will be a pre-event drinks reception at the venue on 25 June 2018 from 7pm.

How much does it cost to attend NICE 2018?

To find out more about the cost to attend, please visit our prices page.

Can I book my sessions in advance?

Yes, you can select the breakout sessions you would like to attend in advance via the registration login. Session selection will be accessible from early 2018.

When will I receive my badge?

Your badge will be available for collection from the registration desk on arrival to the conference.

When will I receive the joining instructions for the event?

You will receive joining instructions via email once registration has been completed. If you have not received any joining instructions, please email us at nice@dodsgroup.com.

What if I need to cancel my place at the event after I’ve registered?

Please log back into the registration site (accessed via http://www.niceconference.org.uk) and cancel your booking and the sessions you have booked to attend, so that your place can be made available to other delegates.

When will I recieve my invoice for the event?

Invoices will be emailed to everyone one month prior to the event date. If you require your invoice before this, please email nice@dodsgroup.com.

Will the presentations from NICE 2018 be put up online after the event?

We will work with our speakers to upload as many presentations as possible. Some presentations will not be uploaded if the speaker has not given us permission to do so.

Is NICE 2018 CPD accredited?

Yes, the event is CPD accredited. NICE 2018 has been accredited for Continuing Professional Development credits. One hour of learning at NICE equates to one CPD credit, for example the full day of attendance will equate to 6 CPD credits. If you would like an electronic copy of your CPD certificate emailed to you after the conference, or would like more information, please contact nice@dodsgroup.com.

Will my data be shared, if so, who with?

Your data will be shared with The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Dods and any additional third parties if you agreed to in the registration process.

Privacy Policy

The privacy policy for the NICE Annual conference 2018 can be viewed here.

Is catering provided?

Lunch and refreshments will be provided as part of the registration fee. You will be able to inform us of any dietary requirement during the registration process however if you do need to contact us to inform us about any dietary requirements, please contact us via email nice@dodsgroup.com.

What is the dress code for the event?

Your usual office attire.

Will there be photography at the event?

There will be an official photographer at the conference. If you do not want your photograph used in any materials, please let the photographer know.

What is the Shared Learning Awards 2018?

The NICE Shared Learning Awards recognise and reward examples of how NICE guidance and standards have been put into practice. Three projects will be presented at a special reception the night before the NICE Annual Conference on 25th June, where the audience will vote live for the winner!

When is the Shared Learning Awards 2018?

The NICE Shared Learning Awards will take place from 19:00 on Monday 25th June at the Hilton Deansgate Manchester Hotel during a pre-event drinks reception.

Is the Shared Learning Awards 2018 free to attend?

Yes, all conference delegates are invited to attend the pre-conference networking reception and Shared Learning Awards at no extra cost. You can inform us of your intention to attend during the booking process. 

Is accommodation included in the ticket price?

No, delegate hotel accommodation will need to be booked separately. If you require accommodation for the event, please see the accommodation pages to see the preferential rates Marketing Manchester has secured at various hotels in close proximity to the venue.


We aim to ensure that NICE 2018 is as accessible as possible. If you require alternative formats, communication support or other adjustments to support you to attend please contact Kirsten Scully on 0207 593 5514 or email: kirsten.scully@dodsgroup.com to discuss your requirements.

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