My lab: in Great Ormond Street Hospital

Specialist Biomedical Scientist Bamidele Farinre gives a guided tour of her paediatric lab at the children’s hospital.

Staff empowerment in pathology

Chika Eze, Cellular Pathology Training Officer, explains why leaving micromanaging behind can have a positive impact. 

Nutrition and the elderly

Consultant Chemical Pathologist Ruth Ayling looks at the diets of those over 65 years old and examines why they have different nutritional needs from younger adults.

The big story: Newgate to Botany Bay

Pathology Manager Stephen Mortlock charts the perilous journey that convicts were forced to take to Australia.

FIT for the future

Research and Development Scientist Carolyn Piggott looks at advances around faecal immunochemical tests for symptomatic groups. 

Blood Group Systems

Malcolm Needs, formally of NHSBT, delves into transfusion science and the Kell and Kx Blood Group Systems.

Changing perceptions

Can baking, art, pubs and television alter views of science? We look at the innovative ways in which the sector’s profile is being raised.

Milk, saliva and tears

Bodily secretions could be used to power biomedical devices, according to new research.

Clinical chemistry classics pt 4a: cardiac markers

In the fourth of our series looking at landmark moments in clinical chemistry, Stephen Clarke turns his attention to cardiac markers.

IBMS Congress round-up

In our final coverage of the year for the IBMS Congress 2017, we congratulate the winners of the exhibition awards and the poster competition, while paying thanks to the Birmingham branch.

1.6% – a target set in stone?

Almost two years have passed since Lord Carter’s review on productivity in the NHS called for ambitious budget targets for pathology. Here we look at the progress that has been made since publication and ask if the plans have been a success.