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IBMS Fellow scoops award for quality

Great Ormond Street Hospital held its annual staff awards on 14 May 2018. 

There were over 300 nominations for staff across the trust in a range of different roles.

The winner of the Improvement Champion Award went to Cathryn Skea, a Senior Biomedical Scientist and the Quality Lead for Microbiology and Virology. Her nomination described her amazing efforts to make the department transition from CPA accreditation to UKAS ISO15189 accreditation.

The laboratory was successful in obtaining UKAS accreditation and this is credited to Cathryn’s hard work.

She has improved quality and designed a reducing harm workshop as a method of preventing errors occurring. Cathryn is an IBMS Fellow and one of the IBMS = Virology Panel members.

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