Hong Kong flu

The Hong Kong flu outbreak of 1968-70 claimed over one million lives worldwide. Retired GP Elizabeth Clyde reflects on her first-hand experiences from this widely forgotten pandemic.

Tech news: October 2020

This month's top tech news stories

Vitamin K deficiency: a case study

Alison Hadfield, a Healthcare Science Section Leader in core haematology from the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, presents a vitamin K-deficiency patient case study.

Here to help: Virtual training

Evis Ciri and Jocelyn Pryce from the IBMS Education Team outline new online sessions that have been launched.

My lab: a whole new approach to assessment

Leslie Ramos, Cellular Pathology Quality Manager, gives a guided tour of her lab and talks through a recent virtual UKAS assessment.

Shall we Zoom?

Sarah May, Deputy Chief Executive of the IBMS, on the era of virtual meetings and bookshelf snobbery. 

COVID tech news

Engineered llama antibodies

How to... make the most of an internship

Kamila Orzechowska, a second-year student at Coventry University, writes about her experiences of a research internship and advises how others can get the most out of work experience. 

Here to help: New cytology portfolios

This month we are outlining a new launch to better support the training and development of the biomedical scientist workforce.