New monotest system launched

Launch Diagnostics is pleased to introduce the new VIrClia monotest system, an indirect chemiluminescent immunoassay for the detection of antibodies against infectious diseases in human serum or plasma samples.

Reality paradox

The unique identity and role of biomedical science need to be recognised at all levels.



The wearable device that bites

Martin Mintchev tells Sarah Campbell about the e-mosquito – which has been in development for 10 years and is hoped to help people monitor their type 1 diabetes.

The Big question

How have IBMS qualifications helped your career?

My lab: the core laboratory at the Halo

Simon Rattenbury, Head of Infection Sciences for Health Services Laboratories, gives a guided tour of his labs.



Greiner Bio-One: Combined tubes launched

Following the successful launch of the new capillary blood collection system last autumn, Greiner Bio-One now presents the new MiniCollect Complete tube as the ideal complement to its innovative system.


Roche Diagnostics: R&D Insights meeting

Roche Diagnostics UK welcomed 30 healthcare leaders for its first Roche Diagnostics R&D Insights meeting.



Sebia enters agreement

The test mitigates the potential interference in visualisation of M-proteins in immunofixation electrophoresis caused by DARZALEX. 



A day in the life of... Jamie Hunt

I work for the Health and CareProfessions Council. Our main aim is to protect the public, and to do this, we keep a register of professionals who meet our standards for their training, professional skills, behaviour and health.

Towards a better service

Changes made by the education team are starting to become evident, writes Jocelyn Pryce, IBMS Head of Registration and Training.

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Journal-based learning exercises August 2017

Journal-based learning exercises for August 2017. You may complete as many JBL exercises as you wish and you are not restricted by specialty.