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NI members win award

IBMS members were among the award winners at this year’s Advancing Healthcare Awards for Northern Ireland.

IBMS Fellow Ian Clarke, Elaine Donald-Magill, Yvonne Cole and Valerie Hinch from the Northern Health and Social Care Trust in Antrim, won the award for Transforming the Workforce, for their advanced dissection of cancer specimens by biomedical scientists. 

They undertook additional training to dissect cancer specimens, which was “cost-effective, had no detriment to the patient, and improved the quality, safety and result whilst reducing turnaround time”.

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