Events during April 2022

62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society for Haematology

The 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the British Society for Haematology promises to include celebrations with our return to face-to-face events whilst keeping an online presence for the engagement of our international colleagues. The programme will focus on developing partnerships which enable outstanding science to transform patient care, whilst exploring topics that are relevant to all haematologists at a range of training levels.

Blood Stocks Management Scheme Education Event – Introduction to smarter inventory management

A free 1 day course designed for state registered Biomedical Scientists working within a Blood Transfusion laboratory. This activity is interactive as well as informative. We will focus on setting ideal blood stock levels, managing wastage, component selection quizzes, data tools, getting the best out of the VANESA data portal and much more.
Spaces are limited and each application will be considered by a member of the BSMS team.

Microbiology Society Annual Conference / 2022

Annual Conference 2022 sees the Society return to its in-person annual meeting format following a two-year hiatus due to the global health crisis. Annual Conference is designed to cover the breadth of microbiology research and its comprehensive scientific programme has over 30 sessions taking place across four days in a range of formats, including: symposia, virus workshops, prokaryotic and eukaryotic fora, and more.

UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique Introduction to Cellular Components, Tissue Morphology and Tissue Recognition Part 1 Webinar 20/04/22

Introduction to basic tissue recognition and discussing and demonstrating epithelia and basic connective tissue.

UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique Introduction to Cellular Components, Tissue Morphology and Tissue Recognition Part 2 Webinar

Discussing and demonstrating the specialized structural connective tissues of cartilage, bone and muscle as well as looking at blood vessels and nerves.

Biomed Online Learning courses 2022

Biomed Online courses delivered over 12 weeks in following subjects:
• Advanced Human Genetics
• Analysis of Nucleic Acids
• Antibiotics
• Applied Haemostasis and Thrombosis
• Blood Transfusion
• Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Analysis in Healthcare Settings
• Clinical Data Interpretation
• Diabetes and the Clinical Laboratory
• Diagnosis of Breast Cancer
• Diagnostic Haemostasis and Thrombosis
• Governance and Risk Management
• Haemoglobinopathies
• Haemolytic Anaemias
• Haematological Malignancies
• Immunocytochemistry in Diagnostic Cellular Pathology
• Implementing Advanced Quality Management
• Lung Disease
• Management of Healthcare Associated Infection
• Managing Learning and Development in Healthcare
• Parasitology
• Point of Care Testing
• Quality Systems Management
• Renal Disease
• Robotics and Automation

Blood Sciences Short Course 2022

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.

BGS Transfusion Conference

BGS Transfusion 2022 will take place on the Jubilee Campus, Nottingham University from 25th to 27th April 2022.


This half day session has been devised for those working or interested in infection specialties including microbiology, virology and infectious diseases. The programme should be of interest to all levels and aims to give trainees the opportunity for consultant led, interactive teaching to equip them with knowledge and skills for specialist medical microbiology and virology practice.
CPD credits: 4

HORIBA Free Veterinary CPD Webinar: Hypocalcaemia - Strategies for Prevention and Monitoring

HORIBA UK announces the latest CPD webinar in its free-to-attend educational veterinary series will focus on “Hypocalcaemia – Strategies for Prevention and Monitoring”. The invited expert speaker, James Husband BA, VetMB, DipECBHM, DCHP, MRCVS, will offer the benefit of his research and experience on this important topic which impacts every cattle farmer.
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