Competition winners 2019


You kept us very busy - collating over 700 photo submissions for the Biomedical Science Day competitions - but we could not be happier. It is so great to put names to faces and see all the great work our members are doing across the UK in support of their profession. There were some tough choices involved but we hope you will agree that our ten winners are wonderful entries that embody the spirit of the day. 


  1. Best Biomedical Science Day display

    One of Belfast Trust's many displays across three fantastic sites.

  2. Best biomedical bake (best cake)


    Debbie Savage's Heart of Healthcare cake.

  3. Best biomedical science video

    NHS Lothian's Steven Swanson's video of a biochemistry sample.

  4. Best biomedical science 'under the microscope' photo


    Sarah Gibson's Happy Helminth - Enterobius vermicularis threadworm in an appendicectomy specimen.

  5. Best biomedical science meme
    Samantha Stredwick from biochemistry at Western General in Edinburgh won with her hilarious meme.

  6. Best artistic biomedical science photo

    Alison Hanlon's submission on behalf of the blood transfusion and haematology lab at QEUH, Glasgow is great artistic fun and shows that not all superheroes wear capes.
  7. Best group photo with placard

    Rahila Akhtar's submission on behalf of microbiology at Wexham Park Hospital where they process an amazing 1.6 million samples a year.

  8. Best individual photo with placard

    Lucy-Anna Staples at St George's Hospital is a specialist biomedical scientist with many hats.

  9. Best group workplace photo

    An amazing team of biomedical scientists, laboratory technicians and support staff who maintain the essential service at Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services.

  10. Best individual workplace photo

    Rizwan Shakir, biomedical scientist at haematology and transfusion in Royal Preston Hospital, demonstrates the precision skills needed for the profession.