My Lab: One unified department

Deputy Quality Manager Richard Lovie gives a guided tour of the laboratories at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Here to help: a constructive legacy

Jocelyn Pryce, IBMS Deputy Head of Education, hopes to build on the successful progress made during 2020.

Council elections: your chance to shape the future

The IBMS prides itself on being a professional body that is run by its members for its members. The IBMS Council is elected by Institute members to make key decisions, provide leadership for the profession and effective and transparent governance, as well as be a compelling advocate on their behalf.

COVID-19: the perfect time for a new job?

David Mathews reflects on his experiences of starting a career in biomedical science at the peak of the pandemic.

Emerging from the rubble

Sarah May, Deputy Chief Executive of the IBMS, says the profession is finally recognised as a key element of delivering diagnostic services.

New Year resolutions

After a tumultuous 12 months, we asked contributors to the magazine what their professional New Year resolutions are for 2021. Here's what they said...

Introduction of a new in-house mass spectronomy assay

Working in a laboratory often involves implementing a new method to improve the service, writes Specialist Biochemistry Team Manager Madihah Abbas.

My Lab: haematology and blood transfusion

John McNulty, Senior Biomedical Scientist, gives a guided tour of the pathology department St Helens and Knowsley Hospital NHS Trust.

Here to help: Overcoming the challenges of this year

IBMS Education Officer Deborah Vuong looks back over the past year and the achievements made while going virtual.

How to... spot medical misinformation in the pandemic

Brian Eggo and colleagues from Skeptics in the Pub give some practical guidance on how to ensure you aren’t misled by unfounded claims in the media.