Events during January 2019

BMS / Cytoscreener Update Course in Gynaecological Cytology

To provide a theoretical and practical update to cervical cytology for BMS and cytoscreener staff who have passed the NHSCSP Certificate/Diploma in Cervical Cytology
To recognise new developments within the screening programme
To undertake practical diagnostic microscopy training in order to meet professional competencies
Reflective learning topics to include
To recognise the cytological features of hyperchromatic crowded groups
To recognise the cytological features of metaplasia
To recognise the cytological features of High-grade dyskaryosis
To understand the role of the cervical cancer audit and the lessons learned from the external review process.
The role of HPV Primary screening

Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Conference 2019

An ABC for everyone involved in developing new antimicrobials.
In collaboration with Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP)

Basic Clinical Laboratory Skills and Techniques Teaching Course January 2019

The course is focussed on providing training to Biomedical Scientists, Clinical Scientists, medical lab and trainee doctors in Chemical Pathology and metabolic medicine. Content is useful for exam preparation (MSc,FRCPath) and daily laboratory practice and is complementary to our FRCPath mock practical course held ate a later date. Enthusiastic and expert faculty in laboratory medicine have been recruited as teachers and we have been getting good feedback from previous attendees in previous years. The course is particularly unique as we provide both lecture based as well as practical hands on training as well interactive problem based sessions.

The IBMS West Midlands Region & Birmingham Branch AGM

Come join IBMS members at the IBMS West Midlands Region and Birmingham Branch AGM

One Day Update in Cervical Cytology – Metaplasia/Cancer Audit Day October 2019

Formal training day covering Metaplasia and Cancer Audit in Cervical Samples to include lectures and workshops and self-assessment slides.

Follow Up Course in Gynaecological Cytology 2019

Mandatory training course for students who have completed the Introductory Course in Cervical Cytology
The main objective of the follow up course is to build on the key topics taught on the Introductory course in cervical cytology. This is a mandatory requirement of the NHS Cervical Screening Programme’s training in Cervical cytology
The course will consolidate skills, identify problem areas and reinforce learning in the key areas of cervical screening with specific emphasis on:
Relationship between CIN & cervical cancer
The significance of glandular cells in cervical samples
Borderline nuclear changes
Iatrogenic changes
HPV & Adjunctive Techniques

Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine (FiLM) 2019

The essential strategic two day meeting for senior laboratory staff and managers, across all Pathology disciplines. Frontiers in Laboratory Medicine (FiLM) is undoubtedly the number one meeting of its kind and brings together the leading figures in Pathology and Diagnostics from the UK and across the world. It provides a programme that supports debate around the important issues of the day and reflects on future developments that will impact on diagnostics. The format is thought provoking presentations with ample time for discussions meaning there is plenty of audience participation.

One Day Update in Cervical Cytology January 2019

Formal training day covering the Evaluation of Glandular Cells and Atrophy in Cervical Samples to include lectures and workshops and self-assessment slides.

Autoimmune IFA Event

Menarini Diagnositics UK are hosting an event for NHS laboratory staff to attend. There will be 2 sessions each with the same content. There will be expert guest speakers presenting information about lean laboratory processing and IFA automation. There will also be an introduction to a new instrument; the Zenit PRO. The Zenit PRO is an automated IFA processor. This will involve a demonstration and presentation. All of this will take place at Menarini UK HQ Date(s) of Activity: 6th & 7th December 2018