Please join the intercollegiate committee on haematology (ich) for a half day interactive meeting to debate and discuss key issues facing haematology consultants and trainees. With short presentations from key opinion leaders with room for discussion; don’t miss an opportunity to debate important issues facing haematology now and in the future. Senior representatives from the royal colleges, British society for haematology, Association of clinical pathologists, British society of blood and marrow transplantation and British blood transfusion society will be present to inform and energise the discussions and debates.

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17th December 2019
Venue: The Royal College of Pathologists

12:00 Registration and lunch
12:45 Welcome to new RCPath facilities – Professor Jo Martin RCPath
12:55 Introduction to the meeting on behalf of the ICH – Professor John Snowden & Dr Keir Pickard
13:00 Workforce: what is the right level for Haematology? – Professor Beverley Hunt & Katy Amberley for the BSH Workforce Survey and RCPath representative tbc
13:30 Training in Haematology – Dr Kate Talks, Haematology SAC Chair & Dr Keir Pickard, ICH Trainee Representative
14:00 Examinations in Haematology - who passes, who fails, who decides, why do the exams keep changing? – Dr Deepti Raadia, Lead Examiner for Haematology
14:20 Refreshments
14:50 GIRFT in Haematology - what's it all about? – Dr Marion Wood, National GIRFT Lead in Haematology
15:10 Blood transfusion, now and future – Dr Paula Bolton-Maggs
15:30 NHS Genomics and SIHMDS: how do we make the best of both? – Professor John Snowden
15:50 Closing Q&A Session - What the Royal Colleges can do for the Haematologist in the 2020s? - Professor Jane Dacre and Professor Jo Martin PRCPath, Dr Tim Littlewood Vice-President
16:20 Close

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Kristen Pontello Telephone: 0207 451 6715 Event website


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