SPONSORED: The power of automated gel-based ID-cards in routine immunohematology workflows

Immuno-haematology assays are pivotal to the carrying out of blood grouping, antibody screening and transfusions, and represent a critically time-dependent stage in the patient management pathway.

My lab: antibodymediated autoimmune neurology

A guided tour of the Oxford Autoimmune Neurology Diagnostic Laboratory.


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Education: a unified approach

Dr Donna Johnson, Course Director for Postgraduate Biomedical Sciences at Leeds Beckett University, argues that we need to move away from the old model of education that separates subdisciplines.

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ISO 15189:2022: A transition update from UKAS

Al Bryant, Healthcare Accreditation Specialist at UKAS, and Alison Benson, Senior Assessment Manager at UKAS, with the latest.

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Improving transfusion with training

Ruth Evans and Laura Eastwood from NHS Blood and Transplant discuss virtual reality training for blood transfusion testing.

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Myths of employing a deaf person

Alexandra Broderick, a Biomedical Scientist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, on misconceptions.

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UK standards for microbiology investigations

Chris Ward, IBMS Head of Examinations, and Ruhi Siddiqui, Head of the Standards Unit at the UK Health Security Agency, with the latest updates.

Combating misinformation

The proliferation of online information has made it easier than ever to learn, but also to encounter sources of questionable quality. It’s important to be extra vigilant with online sources as misleading information can have serious consequences for the integrity of our profession and the wellbeing of those seeking career advice.