The Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (ACB) is holding its National Meeting, UKMedLab23, between 12 – 14 June in Leeds, UK.

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12th - 14th June 2023
Venue: Events at No 6

You can book your tickets on the ACB website. There are multiple tickets available:

  • Biochemistry Training Day ticket (12 June)
  • Microbiology Training Day ticket (12 June)
  • Two-day conference ticket (13-14 June)
  • One-day conference ticket (13 or 14 June)

Below is a summary of what you can expect from each UKMedLab23 event.

UKMedLab23 Conference

The UKMedLab23 Conference is a two-day scientific event covering a variety of topics across laboratory medicine. For example, you’ll have the opportunity to attend sessions on porphyria, fetal thyroid function, the Mpox outbreak, neuroendocrine tumours, lead toxicity, nitazene opioids, islet cell transplant, ANA demand management, and much more.

In addition, award winners will present their work across plenaries such as the Impact Award and Foundation Award lectures. There will be opportunities to view a range of posters, attend industry sponsored workshops and network with peers. Delegates are welcome to attend the conference reception, marking the Association’s 70th anniversary.

Biochemistry Training Day

Featuring a shared morning schedule with Microbiology trainees, the Biochemistry Training Day kicks off with procurement sessions and interactive management scenarios. Afternoon sessions include statistics for the implementation of assays, and liver metabolism with clinical cases.

Speakers include Hazel Borthwick (Consultant Clinical Biochemist at Darlington Memorial Hospital & ACB Director of Education, Training and Workforce) and Stuart McPherson (Clinical Lead of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Liver Unit).

Microbiology Training Day

After the programme that’s shared with Biochemistry trainees in the morning, the Microbiology Training Day features sessions covering infection control and the properties of antimicrobial drugs. There will also be interactive case discussions spanning genitourinary medicine, drug resistant tuberculosis and more.

Among the speakers for this training day is Penny Lewthwaite (Consultant and Lead Clinician in Infectious Diseases at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust). 

The ACB is looking forward to welcoming delegates from across laboratory medicine disciplines at this annual event.

Tickets are limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure your place at UKMedLab23, book now.

Event contact details

Ioana Andrei Telephone: 02074038001 Event website