IBMS strategy published

After consultation with its members, the IBMS has announced its new corporate strategy for 2018 to 2020.

Scholarship now open for entries

IBMS members are being encouraged to apply for the Carol Briggs-Smalley Scholarship.

Gaming disorder: under the microscope

What is gaming disorder?

£3.7m of undisclosed CCG payments

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England have not disclosed hundreds of payments from drug companies, reveals an investigation.

Pfizer ends alzheimer's research

One of the world’s largest drugs companies has announced that it will be stopping research efforts into finding new treatments for Alzheimer’s.

Blood glucose and type 1 diabetes

A study shows that a gene therapy approach can lead to long-term survival for functional beta cells, as well as normal blood glucose levels for an extended period of time in mice with type 1 diabetes. 

How alcohol damages DNA

Scientists have shown how alcohol damages DNA in stem cells, to help people understand why drinking increases cancer risk.

Helen Walker obituary

It is with great sadness that we report the loss of our friend and colleague Helen Walker (nee Rouse), who passed away after a short battle with cancer on 25 October 2017.

IBMS regional AGM

The IBMS West Midlands Region and Birmingham Branch is holding its annual general meeting this month.

A digital-ready workforce

The IBMS is encouraging members to share their views and help build the digital-ready workforce of the future.

Awards nominations now open

The Advancing Healthcare Awards, which are in their 12th year, are now accepting nominations for 2018.