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Here to help: questions raised

Jocelyn Pryce, Head of Registration and Training at the IBMS, discusses issues around the laboratory approval process.

The importance of non-technical skills

Dawn Alderson, a Functional Manager in Training and Education, draws lessons from the aviation industry to argue that non-technical skills are vital for laboratories. 

How to... approach UKAS assessment

John Ringrow and Al Bryant, Senior Assessment Managers at the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), share some pointers on how to make the ISO15189:2012 assessment process smooth and enjoyable. 

Here to help: Trainee and trainer

Jocelyn Pryce, IBMS Head of Registration and Training, discusses the importance of relationships in training.

Journal Based Learning for November

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

British Journal of Biomedical Science Issue 4 2017: a synopsis

Issue 4 of our journal was launched in October, so hardcopy will already have landed on your doormats. However, those with access to the website will have had access to the papers for weeks, if not months. Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content in the latest issue.

How to... be a successful quality manager

Fiona R Denham, from Viapath Analytics, gives her top tips on how to be a successful quality manager. 

Journal-based learning for October

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

Here to help: reflective writing

An important part of the Institute’s qualifications and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Coaching theory and practice

Dave Eccleston provides a synopsis of the work he undertook on coaching as part of a postgraduate degree course.

How to… provide mentoring

Senior biomedical scientist Asha Velani discusses mentoring and the setting up of a scheme for students at the University of Westminster.

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