How to… maintain accreditation

Ben Courtney, UKAS Accreditation Manager, and Delia Geary, UKAS Technical Manager, give practical guidance for compliance with ISO 15189:2012 and maintaining accreditation.

Your chance to shape the future of the IBMS

The IBMS prides itself on being a professional body that is run by its members for its members.

President’s prizes

Continuing the coverage of winners from around the country. 

Apply for funding to attend congress

The Jen Johnson Bursary aims to fulfil the late Council Member’s desire for more members to be able to attend IBMS Congress.

IBMS member is honoured

IBMS member Jeanie Martin is a biomedical scientist in the histocompatibility and immunogenetics laboratory at Belfast City Hospital. 

IBMS comments on 10-year plan

The IBMS has responded to NHS England’s 10-year plan to modernise services.

Virology medical editor

Public Health England (PHE) is looking for a second medical editor to edit UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (SMIs) for virology.

Under the microscope: Streptomyces sp. myrophorea

This month: Streptomyces sp. myrophorea

“NHS coped better this Christmas”

Hospitals appeared to be under less strain over the Christmas period than in previous years, NHS England figures suggest.

Smart devices and health data privacy

Advances in artificial intelligence have created new threats to the privacy of people’s health data, a new study shows.

Advances in DNA origami

New research describes a method allowing for the automation of DNA origami construction – accelerating and simplifying the process of crafting desired forms.