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Member engagement

A look at the topline results from this year’s IBMS member engagement survey.

British Journal of Biomedical Science, Issue 1 2019 – synopsis

Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the latest issue, which opens with a synopsis of all the articles published in 2018, with the subtitle “What have we learned?” This review-type article is the subject of a JBL exercise. Notably, six of the eight published articles involve methods in molecular genetics.

Journal-based learning exercises - February 2019

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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World's first total-body scanner

Dr Ramsey Badawi discusses a medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body at once.

THE BIG QUESTION: Do scientific conferences still have a role in learning and CPD?

This month we ask Nicky Milner, Rajvinder Dhillon and Sally Barratt about scientific conferences and if they believe that they still have a role in learning and CPD.

Celebrating success

Chris Ward, IBMS Head of Examinations, celebrates some of the achievements of members who have obtained Institute qualifications in the last year.

My lab: remote and rural healthcare

Chloe Clapham, Clinical Laboratories Quality Manager at Balfour Hospital, gives a guided tour of her Orkney lab.

T Levels: technical education for the future

Pathology Services Manager Sue Alexander introduces a new qualification and outlines its development.

Raised serum ferritin

Honorary senior lecturer and consultant haematologist Dr Farooq A Wandroo and his colleagues ask, what is the clinical significance of a markedly elevated serum ferritin?

Journal-based learning exercises

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

Editorial: Who cares?

Sarah May, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, asks if enough is done for those with complex care needs.

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