Haematology & Transfusion Science

Scholarship now open for entries

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

Registration as a Clinical Scientist

Alan Wainwright, IBMS Executive Head of Education, explains why the Institute has launched a new experiential route to registration as a Clinical Scientist.

Meet the President

New IBMS President Alison Geddis discusses pride in her profession, belief in the work of the IBMS and desire to see biomedical scientists recognised for the vital role they play.

"We see people, not blood tubes"

Malcolm Robinson, co-founder of Harvey’s Gang, tells how allowing children into pathology labs is transforming their healthcare experiences – and those of the staff who meet them.

Blood cancer trial participants

People aged 75 years and older are under-represented in blood cancer clinical trials, according to a comprehensive analysis of clinical trial.

My lab: Heart and lung transplant

Specialist Transfusion Practitioner Michaela Lewin gives a guided tour of her lab at the cardiothoracic hospital in Papworth.

Obituary: Walter Sharp

It is with regret that we announce the death of Walter Sharp, following a brief illness.

How blood cancer "recharges"

A new study has uncovered how blood cancer “steals” parts of surrounding healthy bone marrow cells in order to thrive.

Is older blood better for transfusions?

A research trial has found the transfusion of older stored red blood cells is safe – and associated with fewer side effects.

Serious Hazards of Transfusion

The Serious Hazards of Transfusion (SHOT) scheme collects and analyses anonymised information reported 
in the UK about serious adverse reactions and events (SAE) related to blood transfusion, then makes recommendations to improve patient and transfusion safety.

Blood health awareness

The IBMS has been involved in a new campaign organised by Media Planet to promote blood health awareness. 
 

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