Events in 2019
Five sessions comprising mainly lectures and some practical activities to assist with some elements of the IBMS Clinical Biochemistry and Haematology and Hospital Transfusion Practice Specialist Diplomas.
EQA scheme annual user group meeting.
Key Note Speaker and workshops on External Services and Suppliers Management: Acceptance Approval and Review and other areas concerning accreditation and processes for ISO 15189 compliance
Update of HPV implementation in Scotland. Rapid Onsite Evaluation in Clinic.EQA report. Breast seroma case presentation. SACC circulating slide presentations.
MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY IS REVOLUTIONISING CLINICAL PRACTICE IN ONCOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY PAVING THE WAY FOR PRECISION MEDICINE, AND HAS EVOLVED INTO A GROWING RESEARCH FIELD. KNOWLEDGEABLE MOLECULAR PATHOLOGISTS ARE A SIGNIFICANT BOTTLE NECK FOR ADVANCING CANCER RESEARCH AND PATIENT CARE. THIS MEETING WILL PROVIDE PARTICIPANTS WITH A BROAD VIEW OF THE SCOPE, METHODOLOGIES, FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND CHALLENGES IN ADDITION TO PRACTICAL APPROACHES FOR MOLECULAR PATHOLOGY IN RESEARCH AND IN CLINICAL SETTINGS. THE POTENTIAL USES OF DEEP LEARNING IN PATHOLOGY WILL BE DISCUSSED. THE MEETING WILL HELP PARTICIPANTS TO ESTABLISH A NETWORK OF INTERACTIONS AND TO BUILD BRIDGES TO FOSTER CROSS DISCIPLINARY STUDIES. WE ARE PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE AND FOR THE UNKNOWN DISCOVERIES STILL TO COME.
with Professor Tony Bjourson and Dr Gareth McKeeman
A day addition to the Blood Sciences Short Course to assist with Haematology and Hospital Transfusion Practice Specialist Diplomas.
Quality control in serology laboratory presentation, given at the IBMS London Branch Virology Discussion Group on 4th June 2019
This talk, organised by the London Region Virology Discussion Group, will highlight the change in thinking that is long overdue in understanding quality control in infectious diseases testing, where the use of traditional methods for monitoring QC data are entrenched and are still advocated by many international guidelines, including UK National Standard Methods, even though these traditional methods are not suitable.
UK NEQAS for Blood Coagulation Annual Scientific & Participants' Meeting attracts laboratory scientists and a multidisciplinary healthcare audience for presentations and discussion on issues in Haemostasis & Thrombosis.